Bos Americanus

BOS AMERICANUS
Inventory
Collection Number: 
17117
Building: 
Current Location: 
Central - Men's Restroom
Floor: 
1st
Object Description
Artist: 
Artist Dates: 
1820-1909
Artist Nationality: 
British
Object Type: 
Details: 
This is a reproduction print from the cover of the March 1877 edition of the Punch, or London Charavari, magazine.
Framed: 
Yes
Length: 
41 inches
Width: 
1 inch
Height: 
54.5 inches
Description: 

The Punch Magazine, or London Charavari, was a satirical British weekly magazine, established in 1841. This large scale reproduction depicts a caricature of an American Bull, mapped out into marketable cuts of meat, tossing a British butcher into the air. A knife sharpener and current prices of meat are splayed out around the butcher.

Reproduce the Work in Library publications/publicity, including film or videotape: 
No
Make slides or videotapes for educational use: 
Yes
Permit the general public to photograph the work : 
Yes