Little "Bobs".

Little "Bobs".

Bundy, Edgar (illus).
London. A&F Pears Ltd., 1901.
Chromolithograph, 23 1/2 x 18 1/4 inches on sheet 25 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches. Light soiling to right margin, 1/4 inch tear to left margin well outside image area; overall very good condition. Image shows slight glare from photography lights. The print depicts Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts, being given a shooting lesson by his father, General Sir Abraham Roberts. Lord Roberts had a distinguished military career and was known affectionately as "Little Bobs" due to his stature. Shortly before this print was issued he had been awarded an earldom and other honors in recognition of his contributions to Britain's victory in the Second Anglo-Boer War, which included setting up the concentration camps that killed over 20,000 civilians. After an original painting by Edgar Bundy. Item #39625

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