A Spy print from the Vanity Fair supplement, showing Mr George D. Rowe, " A celebrated oarsman who prefers cricket to rowing and golf to both".
This print is one of a number featuring prominent oarsman which were published by the magazine ‘Vanity Fair’ during its existence between 1868 and 1914. Vanity Fair was a popular society magazine and published, in total, over 2,300 profiles. Many of the portraits were drawn by Leslie Ward (1851-1922), better known as ‘Spy’, who contributed a total of 1325 works to the magazine.
Printed by Bemroze Dalziel Ltd of Watford & London.
Mounted Vanity Fair supplement 'Men of the Day' No. 2279 colour print of John Corrie Carter. Caption reads "Steered three winning crews". Printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son. Includes a biography by Jehu Junior on a seperate page.