"A Leading Figure in the Cotton Industry, Life Boat Philanthropy, and International Peace": Sir Charles Wright Macara (Men of the Day, no. 1322) -- Vanity Fair Supplement, March 13, 1912. Alexander Penrose Forbes Ritchie, Alick.

"A Leading Figure in the Cotton Industry, Life Boat Philanthropy, and International Peace": Sir Charles Wright Macara (Men of the Day, no. 1322) -- Vanity Fair Supplement, March 13, 1912

London: Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Lith. 1912. 1 chromolithographed print 38 x 26 cm. signed "Alick P.F. Ritchie," with the leaf of biographical text. Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie (1868-1938) was a Scottish artist who produced many cartoons and caricatures for Vanity Fair and other magazines, as well as posters for theaters and the London Underground. Charles Wright Macara, 1st Baronet (1845-1929), was a leader in the cotton spinning industry, serving as president of the Master Spinners of England and of the Manchester Cotton Association, and as chairman of the Committee of the International Federation. He also founded the Lifeboat Saturday Movement, which was the first organized method of raising funds to support the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. In Near Fine- Condition: upper right-hand corner margin slightly soiled; otherwise, clean and bright. Near Fine -. Item #004955

Price: $35.00