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| Prehistoric Peeps, The Year's Art |
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|Description ||Peep VIII - The Year's Art|
Opening of the Primeval Royal Academy
Image from Prehistoric Peeps by Edward Tennyson Reed which first appeared in Punch Magazine in the 1890s.
| I wondering if those faces are based on real people/artists.|
| Yes, I reckon they are - that might be Frith with the pipe, Holman Hunt in the foreground with the fish, maybe Alma-Tadema on the left.|
|Andy B |
| E T Reed went on to be Punch parliamentary caricaturist so I would imagine there are some politicians too|
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