Tippoo at Home

Tippoo at Home

William Ralston

Wood engraving of colour pen and ink drawing.

4 x 3¼ inches

Cole and Ralston’s Tippoo: a Tale of a Tiger, p. 13.

A ridiculous and amusing illustration of Tippoo as a domesticated house cat. His owner, Dr Delaney, is clearly an artistic self-portrait.

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Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.

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