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'J. B.'

Grand Steeple Chace run at Hog's Norton exemplified in Six Plates.

The Start. [2] Going It. [3] Here Breeding Began to Tell. [4] Facing a Brook [5] A Thoroughbred 'un though queerish to start, winning easy. [6] Push on my Cripples!

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Printed by C. Hallmandell, 1831

Humorous prints of a steeplechase in which the mounts are shown as hogs, one of the prints is dated 1831. A very rare collection intended for framing, hence the wide margins and lightly sewn wrappers.

'Charles Joseph Hullmandel (1789-1850) (1789–1850). After travelling on the continent, and making many sketches and studies, he turned his attention to lithography, and in 1818 published at Somers Town 'Twenty-four Views of Italy,' drawn and lithographed by himself. Lithography, invented in Germany in 1796, was then little employed or understood in England. In order to learn the processes employed by Engelmann, then or afterwards a partner in the Paris firm of Engelmann, Coindet, & Co., Hullmandel entered in 1821 into an arrangement with him which proved unsatisfactory, and terminated in 1826. In the meantime he published a translation of Raucourt's 'Manual of Lithography,' and in 1824 prepared his 'Art of Drawing on Stone, giving a

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Folio, 38 x 28 cm (15 x 11 inches) six humorous black & white prints of a fictional hog race, each with short title above and a line of commentary below, extremities of corners a little chipped and soiled, not affecting images, otherwise very bright indeed, publisher's printed wrappers, sewn (thread replaced), soiled, some creasing and chipping, else good.


Stock ID:95820

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