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'The Merry Beaglers'

Date: 2017-10-19 07:08:48

Circa: 1840

Period: Nineteenth Century

Height: 23.25"

Width: 30"

'The Reverend Philip Honeywood and his Beagles at Mark's Hall in Essex, with Mr Richard Lumley, Viscount Galway, Mr G S Foljambe'.
Colour aquatint
By B.J. Harris after Harry Hall (1814-1882)

The beagles in the present picture were considered the most perfect pack in England. They were sold to the Prince Consort for a large sum. They stood about 14in high and were incredibly fast. The uniform for the Hunt Staff was black velveteen jackets and white cord trousers.

Displayed in a contemporary ebonised and gilded picture frame.

Material: Print

Category: Paintings and Antique Prints

Ref: PA5a


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