Reference numberVF/20
Alternative reference numberVF20
TitlePortrait of Sir Edwin Ray Lankester by Sir Leslie Ward
ArtistWard, Leslie ['Spy']
Vincent Brooks Day & Son
Date12 January 1905
DescriptionVanity Fair cartoon titled 'His religion is the worship of all sorts of winged and finny freaks' featuring Sir Edwin Ray Lankester regarding two stuffed exotic birds on a perch standing on a table against which is leaning a preserved fish. Full length, left profile. Number 946 of the 'Men of the Day' series.
InscriptionContentRecto inscription: 'VANITY FAIR Supplement/ Vincent Brooks, Day & Son Ltd, lith/ 'His religion is the worship of all sorts of winged and finny freaks'/ Jehu Junior'
Physical descriptionColoured lithograph on paper
Dimensions380mm x 263mm
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceFrom volume formerly owned by Sir Charles Scott Sherrington, bound as item 12, since disbound for framing
Related materialColour transparency, Box N101. IM/002628.
Related records in the catalogueIM/002628
Copies1 colour reproduction, Box 3
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8247Lankester; Sir; Edwin Ray (1847 - 1929)1847 - 1929
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