Tout Original Caricature - "The Derby 1927"
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Title: "A Few hints for the Derby Straight from the stable"
Date: September 1929
Description: Original watercolour and ink caricature for The Talter magazine by
From top left Mr F Scott. Joe Childs, Jack Leach, Col Sofer Whitburn, Mr S Tattersall, E C Elliott, Mr Frank Curzon, C Smirke, The AGA Khan , Sir Victor Sassoon, J. H. Crawford and H Wragg, Mr Anthony De Rothschild, Lord Derby, Tommy Weston. Inscribed verso, 'The Derby 1927 and written is "A Few hints for the Derby Straight from the stable, signed the Tout 1927'.
Condition: Unframed, slight discolouration from original mount.
Image size: 380 x 327mm
15 x 13 "
Order No. tout2 - 490
Tout Cartoon - The Derby 1927
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.