This is an illustration of one of the stories of Baron Munchausen by artist William Strang. He was a German Baron that told outrageous tales of his adventures while serving in the military. This drawing shows one of adventures being carried by a seagull.
Crane, Walter The Decorative Illustration of Books Old and New (New York, NY: G. Bells and Sons, Ltd, 1905)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman