Tout Original Caricature - "Mr Harry Morriss and Jockey Steve Donoghue"
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Title: "Manna and the St. Leger"
Description: Original watercolour and ink caricature for The Talter magazine by Peter Ronald Buchanan aka 'The Tout'.
Mr Harry Morriss and Steve Donoghue (jockey) at the top of the picture is "Manna and the St Leger". Crowd with champagne bar in the background.
Inscribed verso, 'Morriss his subsequent triumph in the Derby brought his name to the lips of thousands. Today he is out to win the triple crown and with Steve up the gallant little Manna will have more than a sporting chance of doing it.( It has appeared in the Tatler and has the No. 1264.'
Condition: Unframed, slight discolouration from original mount.
Image size: 350 x 300mm
13.75 x 12"
Order No. tout-485
Tout Cartoon - Mr Harry Morriss and Jockey Steve Donoghue at The St. Leger
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.