Aquatics at the Universities

Method Woodcut
Artist Percy Macquoid
Published The Graphic. London, March 20, 1875.
Dimensions Image 395 x 600 mm
Notes A double sheet hand coloured woodcut view featuring rowing scenes at Oxford University to the left and at Cambridge University to the right. There are eight different scenes in total: 'The Start for the Torpids Five Minutes Gone', 'The Floods out Changing the Hedges', 'Capsized the Balance of Fate', 'Now There, Your Late as usual - Tumble in' at the Oxford side and 'A View up Long Reach', 'Robinson Crusoe', 'A Bump', 'Coaching from the Bank' on the Cambridge side.

Percy Macquoid (1852-1925) was the son of Thomas Robert Macquoid (1820-1912) who was a painter and book-illustrator. Percy's early career was as a book-illustrator and theatrical designer. Later in life he became an avid collector and connoisseur of English furniture.

Condition: Pressed centre fold as issued.
Framing mounted
Price £200.00
Stock ID 9001