A Scotch Poney,-commonly call’d a Galloway.-
Lomdon, H Humphrey, 4th. June 1803
Original hand colouring
250 x 200 mm
Lord Galloway, short, bulky, and ugly, rides in profile to the left. He wears a wrinkled Jean-de-Bry coat with a star, round hat, and top-boots, and uses a gold-headed cane as a riding-switch.
Galloway was a K.T. (1775), reputed to be abnormally proud of his star: ‘We’ll sing Lord Galloway, a man of note, Who turn’d his tailor, much enraged, away Because he stitch’d a star upon his coat So small, it scarcely threw a ray; – Grego,