An antique print entitled " A liberal and an enemy to priests : he fitly represents the Power which has seized Rome and supressed the Pope" was produced for the famous Victorian Magazine "Vanity Fair" founded by Thomas Gibson Bowles which commenced publication in 1869. The prints were produced in colour by chromo-lithography by Vincent Brooks, and Day and Son. For about forty five years caricatures of famous and infamous personalities were carried in the weekly issues of Vanity Fair. Subjects included Royalty, judges, politicians, musicians, sportsmen, artists, actors and criminals of Victorian and Edwardian Britain. This print by 'Ape' was published on March 4th, 1871. Slightly grubby margins.
Approx 18.5cms by 30.5cms.