John Warde, Esq.reon Blue Ruin, with his favorite hound Betsy. To Samuel John Nicoll Esq.re of Lyndhurst, Hants, this plate is respectfully inscribed by his obliged Servant, William Barraud.
London, Published Feb. 10, 1830; bt Mess.rs Moon, Boys, and Graves, Pall Mall. Also may be had in Colours, at R.Ackermann's Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191, Regent Street.
Colour-printed mezzotint, framed. 460 x 530mm, 18 x 20¾". Unexamined out of frame.
John Warde, mounted on a brown hunter, his hound Betsy with a 'W' brand. A hunt in left distance. He hunted in Oxfordshire & Northamptonshire. Charles James Apperley (Nimrod) 'Memoir of the Late John Warde, Esq.r' called him the Father of the Field'.
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