Reference numberVF/10
Alternative reference numberVF10
TitlePortrait of Alberto Santos Dumont by 'Geo . Hum'
Artist'Geo . Hum'
Vincent Brooks, Day & Son
Date14 November 1901
DescriptionVanity Fair cartoon titled 'The Deutsch Prize' featuring Alberto Santos Dumont in a propeller driven airship. Half length, right profile. Number 829 of the 'Men of the Day' series.
InscriptionContentRecto inscription: 'VANITY FAIR Novr 14 1901/ Vincent Brooks, Day & Son Ltd. Lith/ "the Deutsch Prize"'
CaptionOn the 20th July 1873, San Paulo - that state of impenetrable red dust in the South of Brazil - became responsible for the production of the greatest flyer that has yet seen the world from above; in token of which the Comtesse D'Eu, Princess Imperial of Brazil, has lately bestowed upon him a golden amulet sacred to the memory of St. Benedict: which he wears suspended from a chain bracelet on his left wrist […]
Physical descriptionColoured lithograph on paper
Dimensions380mm x 263mm
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceFrom volume formerly owned by Sir Charles Scott Sherrington, bound as item 8
Related materialColour transparency, Box N101
Related records in the catalogueIM/001214
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