The Cape [Cecil Rhodes]

Method Lithograph
Artist Spy [Sir Leslie Ward]
Published Vanity Fair, Vincent Brooks, Day & Son,Lith. March 28 1891
Dimensions Image 342 x 194 mm, Sheet 375 x 234 mm
Notes The Prime Minister of the Cape at the time of this cartoon, Cecil John Rhodes (1853 – 1902) was an English-born South African businessman, mining magnate, and politician. He was the founder of the diamond company De Beers, which today markets 40% of the world's rough diamonds and at one time marketed 90%. An ardent believer in British colonial imperialism, he was the founder of the state of Rhodesia, which was named after him.

Condition: Repaired tear to right margin and 5cm into image.
Framing unmounted
Price £75.00
Stock ID 32962