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Naive Handmade Panorama "Returning from the Fair - 1861" Anthropomorphic Animals

UK: 1861. Heavy stock hand constructed covers with book tape spine. Concertina style. Inscribed Jan 28th T.H.E.A. A continuous roadway with anthropomorphic animals of all shapes and types enroute. The final two pages are the "fair" with only the vendors remaining with a progression of animals with various means of transportation, including riding on other animals to return to the village in the first two panels of the book. A dog rides a camel , a rooster rides a lion, a lion rides an elephant, a sheep dog drives a dog cart etc. One of special note is a porcupine holding an umbrella overhead while riding a greyhound or similar animal. There is a rabbit riding a rabbit, a pigeon riding a duck and many more. Dressed in their outing attire. Pages measures Pages measure 7 1/4" x 10 1/2" 1 1/2" length worming page margin - 2 pages.

Price: $1,100.00

Item #28016532