Black horse with 5 braids in mane standing, in landscape, directed to right, held by a groom facing backwards. To the left is a stable with two oipen dors, to the right in the background a building with 7 top floor windows, a roof pitched beyond 45 degrees and a fence with four posts. The groom is attaching the bit to the horses mouth.
“F. Sartorius pinx.1*** | KING HEROD a famous Running Horse the Property of His Royal Highness the late Duke of Cumberland, but now of S,,r John Moor Bar.t. And after proving himself a CapitalRacer ma
Anon after Sartorius “F. Sartorius pinx.1*** | KING HEROD a famous Running Horse the Property of His Royal Highness the late Duke of Cumberland, but now of S,,r John Moor Bar.t. And after proving himself a CapitalRacer many times by winning of several Considerable | Matches, Subscriptions & Sweepstakes, is taken out of Training & is a Stallion at S,,r John’s Seat5 at Neather Hall near Bury in Suffolk. His Colts that have as yet appear’d are allow’d by Judges to be remarkably strong, Large, Beautifull & Boney, all of which Properties he | is adjudg’d to be Possess’d of, he was got by that well known Honest Horse Tartar late the Property of His Grace the Duke of Ancaster, which was got by M,,r John Crofts Old Partner. A Horse Distinguish’d for getting good Racers & not Inferior to any Foreign Horse | ***whatever, being got by Jigg a Son of the Byerley Turk & his Dam by the Curwen Bay Barb. Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street, London 12th May, 1794 Mezzotint 225 x 365mm Slight discolouration