Item #229065 Lord Northcliffe (“The Times”). Max Beerbohm.

Lord Northcliffe Trains a One Penny Elephant

Lord Northcliffe (“The Times”).

[Rapallo?]: 1914.

Price: $11,000.00

About the item

Gouache and wash over pencil, titled and signed "Max" (lower right). 1 vols. 15-1/2 x 10 in. Lord Northcliffe Trains a One Penny Elephant. Matted and framed. Provenance: L.J. Cadbury. Literature: History of "The Times" (vol IV (1), 1952); Hart-Davis, no. 1119.

Item #229065

Lord Northcliffe as Ringmaster training an elephant with '1d' on its head; Northcliffe reduced the price of the Times to one penny in 1914.