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Creator:
Stevens, Thomas, 1828-1888.
Title(s):

The start.

Published/Created:
Coventry ; London : Thomas Stevens, [1879]
Physical Description:
1 silk picture : color ; 5 x 15 cm, in mount 14 x 21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK9002.S8 S8 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Visual Materials
Notes:
"Woven in silk by Thomas Stevens, inventor and manufacturer, Coventry and London (registered)."
Date from Godden.
A woven picture, machine-embroidered on silk.
Godden, G. Stevengraphs and other Victorian silk pictures, 61
Includes printed advertisement, on reverse of the mount, for other subjects in the Stevengraph series.
"This lively landscape picture, companion to The finish (also titled The struggle [see Godden 19 and 63]), depicts the start of a horse-race with seven horses travelling from left to right."--Godden.
Subject Terms:
Horse racing -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Horses -- Pictorial works.
Silk pictures -- Specimens.
Steeplechasing -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Embroidery (visual works)
Stevengraphs.
Textiles.
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