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Creator:
Print made by John West Giles, active 1827–1865
after Henry Strafford, active 1833–1873
Title:

Four Prize Wethers

Former Title(s):

[Horse racing] Four Prize Wethers. / Bred and Fed by Edward George Barnard Esq'r. M.P. of Gosfield Hall Essex ...

Date:
1837
Medium:
Lithograph with hand coloring on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 x 22 3/4 inches (45.7 x 57.8 cm) and Image: 14 x 19 3/4 inches (35.6 x 50.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in blue pencil upper left:"(50Xl)"; in graphite lower right: "C"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered lower left: "H.STRAFFORD PINXT."; lower center: "J.GRAF, PRINTER TO HER MAJESTY. | FOUR PRIZE WETHERS. | Bred and Fed, by EDWARD GEORGE BARNARD ESQR. M.P. of Gosfield Hall Essex. | To whom this Print by permifsion is most respectfully Dedicated by his Obedient servants The Publishers. | LONDON, PUBLISHED BY MESSRS. FORES AT THEIR SPORTING & FINE PRINT REPOSITORY, 41, PICCADILLY."; lower right: "ON STONE BY J.W.GILES."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1985.36.1050
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agronomy | animal art | farming | husbandry | science
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:44967
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Dudley Snelgrove, British Sporting and Animal Prints 1658-1874: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1981, NE960.3 G7 B75 + Oversize (Mellon Shelf) (YCBA)


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