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IMAGE number
KDC473383
Title
Lord Woolavington, 1926 (colour litho)
Artist
Ritchie, Alick Penrose Forbes (1868-1938) / English
Location
Private Collection
Medium
colour lithograph
Date
1926 (C20th)
Description
James Buchanan, Baron Woolavington (1849-1935);Scotch whisky blender, businessman, philanthropist and racehorse owner; supplied Buchanan's whisky to the House of Commons; given Royal Warrant to supply Queen Victoria and the Prince of Wales in 1898; generous benefactor to universities, hospitals and gave the huge sum of £50,000 to restore the nave of St. George's Chapel at Windsor; won the Epsom Derby in 1922 with his horse 'Captain Cuttle'; depicted here in race course dress with top hat; from the series of 'Straight Line' caricatures produced as cigarette cards by John Player & Sons; the golden age of cigarette cards was from the late 19th century until the Second World War and were immensely popular both as collector items and as a source of instruction, entertainment and amusement before the widespread use of television and radio;
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
humour / philanthropist / vintage card / racehorse / moustache / holder / humorous / racing / entrepreneur / cartoon / scotch whisky / glasses / humor / winner / royal warrant / male / caricature / businessman / owner / tycoon / whisky / buchanan's / derby / buchanan
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