Acton Smee Ayrton Vanity Fair Print
He was a British barrister and Liberal Party politician. Considered a radical and champion of the working classes, he served as First Commissioner of Works under William Ewart Gladstone between 1869 and 1873. He is best remembered for the “Ayrton controversy” over scientific facilities at Kew Gardens.
Original Lithograph with the caption at the bottom of the print: Mind and Morality,
Published: 23-Oct-1869 Signed by: APE, Carlo Pellegrini . Dimensions approximately 23cm x 35cm.
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