Brisley Races Wednesday, June 3rd, 1846.A Sweepstakes Of 10s. each, with Five Sovereigns added, For Horses of All Ages;
Letterpress broadside advertising a race meeting, with wood engraved vignette of a race; sheet 485 x 250mm, 19 x 9¾". Crease through lower left corner; generally good condition.
A very scarce, perhaps unrecorded, bill poster, locally published in Norfolk to advertise a race meeting in the village of Brisley; involving thoroughbred racers, hunters, ponies and donkeys. A very attractive piece of popular printing, illustrated with an image of horses racing past crowds and stands.
Provenance: from a scrap album compiled c.1840 - 1880 by Alfred Towgood of Riverside, a paper mill owner at St. Neots, Huntingdon. He was also a Lieutenant in the Duke of Manchester's Light Horse.
[Ref: 16456] £360.00