Wales in Vanity fair

a show of cartoons by "Ape", "Spy," and other artists of Welsh personalities of the Victorian Age by D. W. Dykes

Publisher: National Museum of Wales in Cardiff

Written in English
Published: Pages: 93 Downloads: 60
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    • Vanity fair (London, England : 1868),
    • Welsh -- Caricatures and cartoons.,
    • Wales -- Social life and customs -- Caricatures and cartoons.,
    • Wales -- Politics and government -- Caricatures and cartoons.
    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 93).

      Other titlesVanity fair (London, England : 1868)
      Statementby David Dykes.
      ContributionsNational Museum of Wales.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA711.5 .D94 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination93 p. :
      Number of Pages93
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1956101M
      ISBN 10072000327X
      LC Control Number90184691
      OCLC/WorldCa25092792

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