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"Derby Day" 1862-3

Blindstamp of the Printseller's Association b.l. CRE BLANCHARD, Auguste; (French; 1819-1898) AFTER FRITH, William Powell; (English; 1819-1909) PUB Gambart, E. & Co NFA assisted purchase. Derby Day was shown at the Royal Academy in 1858, after which it was sent on a world tour by E.Gambart the entrepreneur and print publisher. The engraving was not completed until 1863. The edition size declared to the Print Sellers' Association was 5,000.