The Pedigree and Performances of Bay Malton. The Pedigree & Perfomances of the Grey Horse Gimcrack.Inscribed to the Noble & most Hon.ble. Charles Watson Wentworth, Marquiss of Rockingham; By his Lordship's most Obedient & Devoted Servant, Reginald Heber.
Publish'd accordin tp Act of Parliament 10th March 1766, by R. Heber, in Chancery Lane, & Rob.t. Sayer, Map & Printseller, in Fleet Street.
Mezzotint, very fine. Plate: 460 x 335mm, (18 x 13¼"). Frame: 675 x 560mm, (26½ x 22"). Large margins. Unexamined out of frame.
Depiction of the race at Newarket in 1765 in which Bay Malton (1760-1785), owned by the Marquiss of Rockingham, beat Gimcrack who was considered to be the best horse at Newmarket. Detailed descriptions of the pedigree and history of both Gimcrack and Bay Malton beneath title.
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