“The Race” by Cecil Aldin.
A colourful coaching chromolithographic print after Cecil Aldin entitled: The Race. London, Published by Thomas McLean, Publisher to Her Majesty, 7 Haymarket, October 21, 1899. Copyright registered. Bemrose Ltd., London & Derby. The image depicts the Portsmouth London Royal Mail coach and as with a lot of Aldin’s pictures there are touches of humour, with an old lady racing the coach in her cart, children running along the side and a dog chasing the coach with a cart strapped to his back with a scared boy in the back.