Extraordinary ExploitOn Tuesday the 17th of January 1826, Mr. Henry Hunt Jun.r for a bet of 100 Guineas made with a Noble Lord of sporting celebrity drove his Father's Matchless Blacking Van with four blood horses upon the Ice over the Serpentine at the broadest part[...]
J. Limbird 143 Strand 
Scarce lithograph, sheet 255 x 350mm (10 x 13¾"). Glued to backing sheet at top corners. Bottom left corner made up.
Illustration of a man driving a van across the Serpentine river in London's Hyde Park for a bet. The text assures us that 'he accomplished the hazardous task in the grandest style without the smallest accident'.
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