St. Albans Steeple Chase.

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Title: St. Albans Steeple Chase.
County: Hertfordshire
Location: St. Albans
Sporting & Transport: Horse Racing
Medium: Aquatint
Artist: Pollard, James
Engraver: Hunt, Charles
Publisher: J W Laird, 1 Leadenhall Street
Date: 1837
Dimensions: 400 x 478 mm
Colour: Original color

Laid down on card. Full margins.
A desperate struggle charging the gate in gallant style and coming into the last Field. 1st Mr. Anderson's, Splendour ridden by Mr. Sollway, (Chequered Jacket & Black Cap) taking the lead, 2nd Mr. Smiths, Curate falling at the gate ridden by Mr. Curwen, (Blue Jacket & Black Cap) and narrowly being ridden over by Jerry, rode by Mr. Weston (Black Striped Jacket and Black Cap) 3rd Mr. Lands, Predictor, ridden by owner falling (Blue & Yellow Jacket)


Web References
Medium:Aquatint engraving en.wikipedia.org
Year:1837 en.wikipedia.org

Antique Aquatint - "St. Albans Steeple Chase." by C Hunt after J Pollard published 1837 by J W Laird, 1 Leadenhall Street.