<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

 
Creator:
Pollard, James, 1792-1867, ill.
Title(s):

The Aylesbury Steeple Chase, Thursday, February 11, 1836 : with portraits of the horses and riders : in four beautifully-coloured plates, from paintings made on the spot by James Pollard.

Additional Title(s):

Aylesbury Grand Steeple Chase.

Description of the steeple chase at Aylesbury, Thursday, February 11, 1836

Published/Created:
London : Published by Ackermann and Co., 96, Strand, [1836]
Physical Description:
[1] leaf, IV leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 44 x 56 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2011 29
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title from publisher's printed wrapper.
Title on plates, below each subject: The Aylesbury Grand Steeple Chase.
Caption title, on leaf of letterpress: Description of the steeple chase at Aylesbury, Thursday, February 11, 1836 (from Bell's Life in London).
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, p. 136-137
Siltzer, F. Story of British sporting prints (2nd ed.), 221
BAC: British Art Center copy is unbound.
A set of four aquatints, engraved by John Harris; after James Pollard. Each plate has the names of the horses and riders keyed below.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann and Co. -- Publisher.
Aylesbury (England) -- Pictorial works.
Horse racing -- Great Britain.
Horse sports -- Great Britain.
Sporting prints.
Steeplechasing -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1836.
Contributors:
Harris, John, 1811-1865, engraver.
Ackermann and Co., publisher.
Export:
XML


If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.