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second daniel melbourne punch engraving chevalier prahran

Melbourne Punch - A Second Daniel

$120.00

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Original antique Australian wood-engraving
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Shows Toby wearing a crown and sitting on a throne, Toby, his dog, is sitting at his side, a page on the left is wearing a tunic with "electoral rolls" on it, two men, Mr. Snodgrass (playing Shylock) and Mr. Sargood (playing Portia) are speaking to each other. Frederick James Sargood (1805-73) was Chairman of the first Municipal Council of Prahran 1856-58. Peter Snodgrass was a member of the first Prahran Council. Melbourne Punch began in 1855. From 1855-1861 Nicholas Chevalier was one of the principal cartoonists most of whose work was engraved by Samuel Calvert. REF : AUSPORT
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artist Probably after Nicholas Chevalier (1828-1902)
method Wood-engraving
date 1856
size 200mm by 260mm (sheet)
SKU LE3599