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Twelve prints of the most famous high bred running horses, by Shaw and others [graphic].

[London] : Printed for Carington Bowles, map & printseller, no. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, London, published 2d. Jany.,1773.
Physical Description:
12 prints : engravings ; plate marks 18 x 28 cm, on sheets 23 x 35 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2013 39
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Title from top margin of print 1.
"Book 18" of 31 sets of prints published by Carington Bowles, 1771-1785. A contemporary advertisement for the series notes: "Various sets, or books, of beautiful and entertaining prints, on half sheets of fine demy paper; containing 12 prints in each. Price 3s. plain, or 8s. each book, finely coloured. Printed for and sold by the proprietor Carington Bowles, at his map and print warehouse, no. 69, St. Paul's Church Yard, London."
Bowles, C. Carington Bowles's new and enlarged catalogue of useful and accurate maps, charts, and plans. London, 1784, page 142
BAC: British Art Center copy unbound, in contemporary (?) brown paper wrappers. Uncolored. Housed with the 30 other sets of prints in this series. With the printed advertisement (1 sheet) listing the 31 sets.
BAC: British Art Center no. 12, Poor Old Fox, dated "Published 2d Jany. 1772."
Subject Terms:
Horse racing -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Horses -- Pictorial works.
Engravings -- 1773.
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793, publisher.

  • 1. Chesnut arabian, imported into England by ____ Fitzhugh, Esqr. and the property of Mr. Chas. Wilson
  • 2. Brilliant, the property of William Crosts, Esqr.
  • 3. Sedbury, a stallion of beauty and justness, in the possession of Mr. Martindale
  • 4. Babraham, a fine stallion in high esteem, belonging to the Earl of Godolphin
  • 5. Atlas, the property of his Grace the Duke of Devonshire
  • 6. Blank, the property of his Grace the Duke of Ancaster
  • 7. Dormouse, the property of the Right Honourable Lord Chedworth
  • 8. Cullen Arabian, imported into England by Mr. Moscoe & was bought of him by the Rt. Honble the Lord Cullen
  • 9. Bald Charlotte, a mare of shape, beauty & size ; the property of his Grace Charles, Duke of Somerset
  • 10. White Nose, the property of the Right Honourable the Earl of Portmore
  • 11. Childers, the fleetest horse that ever ran at Newmarket
  • 12. Poor old fox.

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