Scholar on a Bicycle Cartoon - Original late 19th-century pen & ink drawing

An original late 19th-century pen & ink drawing, Scholar on a Bicycle Cartoon.

A funny series of caricatures in pen and ink of a scholar named 'Mr. Verdant Green' attempting to ride a bicycle. Verso there is another pen and ink drawing of a zebra, and a partial outline in graphite of a stag.

Unsigned. Inscribed beneath the images: 'Mr. Verdant Green. He gets a good start, has a fine run down hill, and comes to a sudden end.'
Foxing and age toning as shown and verso.
11.9cm x 29.6cm.

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Product code: JF-554

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