Day 2 Lot 867

George Duncan (Open Golf Champion 1920) signed pen...

Auction Date: 7/10/2021 at 10am

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George Duncan (Open Golf Champion 1920) signed pen and ink caricature by prolific Hull born cartoonist Ern Shaw (1891-1986) – signed by both the artist and Geo Duncan dated 1923 – image 9.75”x 6.5” – mf&g 14.75” x 11”. Note Ernest Shaw was born in Hull in 1891 and was a well-known cartoonist, writer and illustrator. He won a cartoon competition run by the Hull Times at the age of 12 and his career began when he sold his first professional cartoon to 'Puck' in 1910. He freelanced for the Hull & Yorkshire Times before joining the Hull Times as a Sport cartoonist and caricaturist. He also worked for the Hull Daily Mail. Note From The David Easby Estate

Hammer Price: £55.00