Tout Original Caricature - "Jockey Gordon Richards , Captain J. G. R. Homfray , R. L. V. Sherwood"
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Title: "Jockey Gordon Richards , Captain J. G. R. Homfray , R. L. V. Sherwood"
Description: Original watercolour and ink caricature for The Talter magazine by Peter Ronald Buchanan aka 'The Tout'.
From left to right Jockey Gordon Richards , Captain J. G. R. Homfray , R. L. V. Sherwood.
Inscribed verso, 'Capt J. G. Homfrey owns all the horses trained by R Sherwood at St Gatien House Newmarket and is a famous and familiar figure at all the big meetings "Landleaque" Carried the black and red jacket of victory in the Cambridgeshire of 1907, Sherwood being the successful trainer in those days so the partnership is and old and popular one and continues still to carry off a fair share of the spoils every flat race season. Capt. Homfray is a steward of the Jockey Club, Gordon Richards is his Champion Jockey and often has a leg up on the Gallant Captain's Horses.'
The Tatler No. 1410
Condition: Unframed, slight discolouration from original mount.
Image size: 380 x 290mm
15 x 11.5"
Order No. tout-486
Tout Cartoon - Jockey Gordon Richards , Captain J. G. R. Homfray , R. L. V. Sherwood - Newmarket
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.