Recollections of the Royal Academy

Recollections of the Royal Academy

John Gordon Thomson (1841-1911)

Fun (14 June 1873): 248

In the topmost panel Kyd parodies Sir Edward Poynter's The Dragon of Wantley: in his version the dragon afflicted by “convulsions of laughter” exclaims, “Ha, ha, ha you can’t hit me.” In the next row we have Hodgson’s Jack Ashore and Frith’s English Archers. [continued below[

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