Samuel Langhorne Clemens – Mark Twain

Via Flickr:Original Vanity Fair Print, otherwise known as a Spy Print after the most renowned artist of the genre, Leslie Ward.

This colour lithograph is dated 13-May-1908 with the caption BELOW THE MARK

The subject is Samuel Langhorne Clemens , the renowned author.

Nom de plume Mark Twain. The artist signed SPY was Leslie Ward.

Forerunner of the Modern Day Coterie of Pipe Smoking Authors!  Yes I refer to you Av*****Ts

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