The Marquis Of Queensberry Vanity Fair Print 1877

£24.00

Instrumental in the downfall of Oscar Wilde

 

Description

John Sholto Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry (20 July 1844 – 31 January 1900), was a British nobleman, remembered for his atheism, his outspoken views, his brutish manner, for lending his name to the “Queensberry Rules” that form the basis of modern boxing, and for his role in the downfall of the Irish author and playwright Oscar Wilde (ack. wikipedia)

Original Vanity Fair Print Lithograph with the caption at the bottom of the print: A Good Lightweight

Published: 10-Nov-1877 Signed by: SPY, Leslie Ward .

Dimensions approximately 23cm x 35cm. Overseas buyers, please do not buy without contacting us to agree shipping costs. Note that these lithograph prints are all in excess of 100 years old. There may be minor imperfections commensurate with age. Please do not hesitate to ask questions about shipping or condition.