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Royal Academy Antics With More Than Sixty Illustrations. By Harry Furniss. -

Harry Furniss

RA Collection: Book

Record number




Cassell & Company, Limited:, London, Paris & Melbourne.: 1890. [All Rights Reserved.]

Physical Description

viii, [4], 111, [5] p.: illus. (incl. frontis.); 231 mm. (Octavo.)

General Note

The frontispiece appears to be included in the letterpress pagination.


[Half-t., frontis., t.p.] - Contents - Preface - [Dedic.] - [Text, with illus.] - Index; [colophon] - [Publisher's advertisements].

Responsibility Note

The printers are named in the colophon: 'Printed By Cassell & Company, Limited, la Belle Sauvage, London, E.C.'

The work is recommended to the younger members of the Royal Academy and inscribed to 'All Outsiders, Who, Like Myself, Dislike Humbug'.


A. Opyrchal, Harry Furniss [exhibition catalogue] (1983); H. Furniss, The Confessions of a caricaturist (2 v., 1901).


The front pastedown carries the bookplate of F. Gordon Roe.

Binding Note

19th-century quarter brown cloth, fawn papered boards, upper cover printed with Furniss carcatures and lettered 'Royal Academy Antics With Over Sixty Original Illustrations. By Harry Furniss Cassell & Company, Limited: London, Paris & Melbourne.'; spine unlettered.

Name as Subject


Artists - Academies - Associations - Societies - Great Britain - London - History - 19th century
Drawings - Caricatures - Great Britain - 19th century
Satires - Humor - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Great Britain - 19th century


Harry Furniss, source artist, draughtsman
Frederic Gordon Roe, previous owner
Cassell and Company, publisher, printer