Victorian Vanity Fair Cartoon, ‘Badminton’, by Spy, dated Sept 7th 1893
Materials: lithograph on paper, wood
Artist/Designer: Spy (Leslie Ward)
Dimensions: frame size 47cm x 34cm
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Henry Charles FitzRoy Somerset, 8th Duke of Beaufort KG, PC, DL (1824-1899), was a peer, military officer, Conservative politician and between 1858 and 1859 and again from 1866 to 1868, Master of the Horse. Beaufort conceived and planned the Badminton Library - a series of sporting books, which started with a volume on Hunting in 1885.