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19th century, framed coloured print of "Beeswing"


Code: 11376


W: 48cm (18.9")H: 40cm (15.7")

C1850. A hand coloured engraving of "Beeswing", winner of the 1842 Ascot Gold Cup, in its original "birds eye" maple frame.

Beeswing (1833-1854) was a 19th century British thoroughbred racehorse. In her day she was celebrated as the greatest mare in Britain and one of the greatest of all time.