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Pollard, James, 1792–1867

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

London : Published by Ackermann and Co., 96, Strand, [1836]
Physical Description:
[1] leaf, IV leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 44 x 56 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2011 29
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
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.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1836.
Harris, John, 1811-1865, engraver.
Ackermann and Co., publisher.

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