"Astronomy": Richard Anthony Proctor (Men of the Day, no. 277) -- Vanity Fair, March 3, 1883. Leslie Ward.

"Astronomy": Richard Anthony Proctor (Men of the Day, no. 277) -- Vanity Fair, March 3, 1883

London: Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Lith. 1883. 1 chromolithographed print 37 x 25 cm. signed "Spy." Without the biographical text. Sir Leslie Ward (1851-1922), English caricaturist and portrait painter, signed his works 'Spy.' Richard Anthony Proctor (1837-1888), an English astronomer, produced one of the earliest maps of Mars; became a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society; and founded Knowledge, a popular science magazine. He died of yellow fever while visiting the United States. In Near Fine- Condition: lacking lower left corner; clean and bright. Near Fine -. Item #004940

Price: $25.00

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