William Hepworth Dixon Vanity Fair Print 1872

£18.00

Royal Geographical Society

William Hepworth Dixon

William Hepworth Dixon

Description

William Hepworth Dixon Vanity Fair Print 1872

Original Lithograph with the caption at the bottom of the print: He Discovered New America and Free Russia

Dixon was a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, of the Society of Antiquaries of London, of the Pennsylvania Society, and of other learned associations. Before the close of 1878 he visited Cyprus. There a fall from his horse broke his shoulder-bone, and he was left an invalid. He was revising the proof sheets of the concluding volumes of Royal Windsor and on Friday 26 December 1879, made an effort to finish the work. He died in his bed on the following morning from a seizure. On 2 January 1880 he was buried in Highgate cemetery.

Published: 27-Apr-1872 Signed by: Unsigned . Dimensions approximately 23cm x 35cm.

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