12 April 2021




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A Set Of 4 Edwardian Period Oak Fishing Prints By Lance Thackeray C1900-1910

Frames 16" high x 20" wide Paintings 10" high x 14.5" wide

A set of 4 Edwardian Period Oak fishing prints by Lance Thackeray. This charming and humorous set of prints depicting fishing scenes. Each having the same theme "The Catch Of the Day" at the top of each frame, with titles at the bottom of  "CAST", "HUNG UP", "NIBBLE" and "LANDED". All housed in solid oak frames circa 1900-1910

 Lance Thackeray (1869 - 1916) was an English illustrator, known especially for his comic sporting illustrations involving billiards and golf and for his many humorous postcards.

He was born in Darlington to Thomas Thackeray and Selina Neish. He was a founding member of the London Sketch Club. When he was over 30 he spent some winters in Egypt and produced humorous sketches which he collected in The Light Side of Egypt (1908). Thackeray drew the designs for over 950 postcard prints, mostly comic, and made a great number of illustrations for the humorous Press in England. At the beginning of World War I, despite being over 40, he volunteered for the Artists Rifles. He died in Brighton after a long illness.


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