Day 1 Lot 239

Tom Webster (b.1886-d.1962) - "When Irish Eyes are...

Auction Date: 25/05/2022 at 10am

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Tom Webster (b.1886-d.1962) - "When Irish Eyes are Smiling" pen and crayon caricature signed with compliments - image 13.75 x 11.25" mf&g overall 19.5 x 17". Note Webster was a prolific English cartoonist and caricaturist. In 1918, Webster secured a job with the Evening News, before joining the Daily Mail in 1919. He specialised in cartoons of horseracing, cricket and golf and stayed at the Mail for over twenty years enjoying enormous popularity. As early as 1924 he was reputedly the highest-paid cartoonist in the world. Note: Part Four - Golf Collection from "David Easby Estate"

Hammer Price: £20.00