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Orchard, Vincent

The British thoroughbred : reproducing sixteen original paintings by the masters of horse portraiture, with detailed biographical commentaries on the horses / by Vincent Orchard.

Additional Title(s):

British thoroughbred 1700-1850

London : Ariel Press, 1966.
Physical Description:
9, [1] p., xvi leaves, [16] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 42 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2011 63
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Cover title: The British thoroughbred, 1700-1850.
Introduction by John Cadfryn-Roberts.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original gilt-stamped brown cloth.
Subject Terms:
Ariel Press -- Publisher.
Horses in art.
Painting, British.
Race horses -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Race horses -- Great Britain -- History.
Photomechanical prints -- 1966.
Cadfryn-Roberts, John.

  • Plates: Flying Childers, painted by James Seymour
  • Second, painted by James Seymour
  • Gimcrack, painted by George Stubbs
  • Eclipse, painted by George Stubbs
  • Diomed, painted by John Nost Sartorius
  • Dungannon, painted by John Nost Sartorius
  • Eleanor, painted by Edwin Cooper
  • Phantom, painted by Benjamin Marshall
  • Lottery, painted by John Frederick Herring, Senr.
  • Matilda, painted by John Frederick Herring, Senr.
  • Mameluke, painted by Benjamin Marshall
  • Riddlesworth, painted by John Ferneley, Senr.
  • Touchstone, painted by John Frederick Herring, Senr.
  • Plenipotentiary, painted by Abraham Cooper
  • Elis, painted by Abraham Cooper
  • Crucifix, painted by Harry Hall.

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