Souvenir: [SIGNED] Being a Collection of Sketches & Drawings (Royal Naval & Military Bazaar, Organized by Charles Peter Little in Aid of H.R.H. Princess Christian's Homes for Disabled Soldiers & Sailors on June 19, 20, 21, 1900)
27 x 38cm. 1st EDITION. Unpaginated. Printed on verso only. Thirty-one full-page colour plates of Charlton's uniformed men, with sixteen pages of text. SIGNED by the artist on the front endpaper, with a folded sheet of the artist’s note-paper pasted to the front endpaper, signed and dated by the artist. Spine slightly worn, small sticker mark to top corner of upper board, cracking to the hinges but holding firm, some spotting to endpapers, prelims, and the odd page but generally very clean internally. A very nice copy. Scarce signed.
John Charlton (1849–1917) was an English painter and illustrator of contemporary historical scenes. He is considered one of the pre-eminent ‘battle’ painters of the late Victorian era.
Author CHARLTON, John (with literary contributions by Harold Begbie, Walter Besant, Guy Boothby, F.C. Burnand, and John Strange Winter.
Binding Paper covered boards
Publisher London, The Dangerfield Printing Company
Illustrator CHARLTON, John