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The Fair Toxophilities

Description:
Chromolithographic print of a cartoon on an archery theme by John Leech (1817-1864).  Published by Agnew & Sons.  London, Manchester & Liverpool.  Title reads: The Fair Toxophilities.  Constance "Oh Mamma!  I'm so delighted, I have just made the best Gold, and won the beautiful bracelet given by Captain Rifles."  Lucy (disappointed) "Well, Constance, I think you had better not say much about it - you know it was a Fluke, for you told me you always shot with your eyes shut as you feel so very nervous!"
Materials/Media:
Chromolithographic print
Dimensions:
845 x 637mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS F1987.21
Digital Number:
SRFA035n
Creation Date:
mid 19th century
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council