[Group of Cattle, Barnet Fair.]24 [numbered top right-hand corner.]
London, Published by Ackermann & Co. 30th. March, 1839. Printed by C. Hullmandel.
Lithograph. 368 x 546mm. 14½ x 21½".
A large group of cattle at Barnet Fair. Barnet Fair was founded in 1588 when Queen Elizabeth I granted a charter to the Lord of the manor of Barnet to hold a fair twice yearly. In 1834, 'The Times' newspaper reported that Barnet Fair was England's largest cattle market, with up to 40,000 animals on display. Plate 24 from Thomas Sidney Cooper's (1803-1902) 'Groups of Cattle, Drawn from Nature', 1839. He was an English landscape painted noted for his images of cattle and farm animals.
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