The Prize Heifer, Flower, at one year and four months old.

Method Lithograph with hand colouring
Artist C. Moody after B. Hubbard
Published Boston: Published by Thos. Moses, York Street, Main Ridge. [c.1846]
Dimensions Image 375 x 525 mm, Sheet 510 x 615 mm
Notes Inscription beneath title reads: Bred by Mr. Thomas Moses, of Stenigot, near Louth, Lincolnshire: / Herd Book, Vol 6, Page 377. / Got by Belvedere, the 4th. Herd Book, 3130; dam by Son of Quaternion, 1351; gr.dam by Ivanhoe, 1131; gr.g.dam by Cossack, 925; gr.g.g.'dam by Waddingworth, 668. / Flower was Winner of the following Prizes (open to All England) the first Prize as She-Calf (when four months old). Exhibited in a class of 6, at the North Lincolnshire Meeting, at Castor, in 1843._ At the North Lincolnshire Meeting at / Horncastle, 1844, first Prize, & a Sweepstakes, as the best Yearling Heifer in a class of 9. Also at Lincoln, same year, second Prize, in a class of 7. In 1845, at the Sleaford Meeting, the first Prize as a two years old Heifer, & at Gainsborough, the Second / Prize same year in a class of 7._ And the First Prize, as a three years old, at the North Lincolnshire Meeting, at Market Rasen, in 1846, in a class of 6. / Flower was sold at Mr. Moses's Sale, in 1846, for 57 guineas; a Yearling Bull - (Frederick, the first Calf), for 42 gs., & a Bull-Calf (the second), six weeks old, for 17gs. This extraordinary animal, when one year & four months old weighed 80 St. 2Lbs. (14 Lbs to the St. / Dedicated by Permission to the Rev.d Basil Beridge, / By his most obedient humble Servant / Thomas Moses.

C. Moody was a British lithographer active in Holborn, London, in the mid-nineteenth century.

B. Hubbard was a painter specialising in sporting scenes, active between 1839 and 1864. Based in Louth, Lincolnshire, Hubbard exhibited at the Royal Academy seven times.

Boalch 77

Condition: Large repaired tears to bottom left corner of sheet, just affecting inscription space but not affecting the image. Stain to top margin not affecting image. Spotting below inscription.
Framing unmounted
Price £550.00
Stock ID 29016