Reference numberVF/58
TitlePortrait of Sir Francis Henry Laking by Sir Leslie Ward
ArtistWard, Leslie ['Spy']
Vincent Brooks, Day & Son
Date19 February 1903
DescriptionVanity Fair cartoon titled ‘The King’s physician’, featuring Sir Francis Henry Laking in formal, evening wear, a fur-collared and lined coat, holding a top hat in one hand and a cigarette in another. Full-length, right-profile. Number 867 of the 'Men of the Day' series.
InscriptionContentRecto inscription: ‘VANITY FAIR Feby 19th 1903/ Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Ltd. Lith/ ‘The King’s physician’’
Verso inscription: ‘319’
Physical descriptionColoured lithograph on paper
Dimensions400mm x 270mm
Access statusOpen
ProvenancePresented to the Royal Society by Martin Jarrit
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