1871 MISS AMY SHERIDAN LADY GODIVA PANTO THEATRE ACTRESS HORSE THE DAYS' DOINGS

OFFERED FOR SALE IS THIS

ORIGINAL VERY RARE

ENGRAVING

IN

THE DAYS DOINGS

FRONT PAGE

MISS AMY SHERIDAN AS LADY GODIVA, IN THE PANTOMIME AT ASTLEY'S NEW ROYAL AMPHITHEATRE

A rare provocative 'mens mag' of the age 1870s

HENRY CARTER WHO CHANGED HIS NAME TO FRANK LESLIE (MARCH 29, 1821 - JAN. 10, 1880) WAS AN ENGLISH BORN AMERICAN ENGRAVER, ILLUSTRATOR AND PUBLISHER OF FAMILY PERIODICALS. BORN IN IPSWICH, ENGLAND HE LEFT ENGLAND TO ARRIVE IN NEW YORK CITY IN 1853 TO WORK WITH P. T. BARNUM ON THE 'ILLUSTRATED NEWS'. " THE DAY'S DOINGS FEATURED RE-CREATIONS OF FATAL ASSAULTS AND, ITS FAVORITE, "CRIMES OF PASSION," WHOSE NARRATIVES COMBINED TITILLATION WITH CAUTIONARY MORALITY. SIMILARLY, ILLEGAL SPORTS SUCH AS DOG FIGHTING AND PARTICULARLY BARE-KNUCKLE BOXING BROUGHT LESLIE PERHAPS MORE NOTORIETY THAN EVEN THE ENTERPRISING PUBLISHER FOUND PRACTICAL."

WHAT WAS THIS EXCEEDINGLY PUBLIC AND ALTERNATELY SHADY PUBLICATION. THE DAY'S DOINGS HELD A DISTINCTIVE PLACE AMONG THE MAGAZINES AND BOOKS PUBLISHED BY THE BRITISH IMMIGRANT ENGRAVER WHO GAINED FAME AND FORTUNE IN THE UNITED STATES.

LESLIE CONTINUED TO AVOID DIRECT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF HIS OWNERSHIP OF THE DAY'S DOINGS

IN VERY GOOD CONDITION FOR AGE

(PLEASE SEE PHOTOS)

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