Vanity Fair Print - "The Pinafore ", Mr George Grossmith.


Vanity Fair print of Mr. George Grossmith by Spy. January 21st 1888.
George Grossmith (9 December 1847 – 1 March 1912) was an English comedian, writer, composer, actor, and singer and his performing career spanned more than four decades.

Grossmith is best remembered for  creating a series of nine memorable characters in the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan from 1877 to 1889, including Sir Joseph Porter, in H.M.S. Pinafore (1878), the Major-General in The Pirates of Penzance (1880) and Ko-Ko in The Mikado (1885–87).

He also wrote, in collaboration with his brother Weedon, the 1892 comic novel Diary of a Nobody. 

Plain wooden frame. Glazed.

Dimensions: 41.5 x 28 x 1.8 cm



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