Tout Original Caricature - "A Doncaster Group about 1930"
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Title: "A Doncaster Group about 1930"
Date: September 1929
Description: Original watercolour and ink caricature for The Talter magazine by The Tout.
Inscribed verso, "Jack Jarvis tells Sir Lawrence Phillips and Mr Edward Esmond to fear nothing , Mr Esmond is the owner of "Hotbead" at present favourite for the St Ledger & the horse that won the French Derby and Grand Prix. Sir L Phillips is a brother in law of ***** and owner of ***** Clarsie winner in Flamin(?)".
Also inscribed verso "A Doncaster Group about 1930". This image was reproduced in the Tatler Magazine which bears the following inscription: '' Doncaster Co-optimists '' Doncaster St. Leger Jack Jarvis / Jockey Charlie Elliott / Sir Lawrence Phillips / Mr. Edward Esmond (Caricature Illustration By Peter Buchanan A.K.A. '' The Tout '' ) The Tatler September 1929.
Condition: Unframed, slight discolouration from original mount.
Image size: 270 x 370mm, 10.5 x 14.5"
Order No. tout - 492
Tout Cartoon - A Doncaster Group 1930
BUCHANAN Peter Ronald C. 1870-1950
Known as The Tout he worked as a sports cartoonist and caricaturist for the News of the World and Tatler in the 1930’s and exhibited 128 drawings at Walker's Gallery, London, in 1931.
Produced two full page collections of racing driver caricatures for The Motor Magazine. These were given away as colour supplements on 3rd August and 26th September 1922, his main subjects were horse racing; owners, breeders and jockeys.
The Tatler was introduced on 3 July 1901, by Clement Shorter, publisher of The Sphere. It was named after the original literary and society journal founded by Richard Steele in 1709. For some time a weekly publication, it had a subtitle varying on "an illustrated journal of society and the drama". It contained news and pictures of high society balls, charity events, race meetings, shooting parties, fashion and gossip, with cartoons by "The Tout" and H. M. Bateman.