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Blooded Stock

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A black and white print of a handbill advertising an auction of horses on June 2, 1837. A view of a horserace appears in the center of the text with details.
Jared W. Bell was born in 1798 and died in 1870 from Bright’s Disease in New York. He had been married and was a painter by profession.
Forbes was a historical painter and etcher born in New York City in 1839. He studied painting under Arthur F. Tait in 1859. From 1861-1865 he was a staff artist for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper. Til 1895 he drew upon his Civil War sketches for etchings and book illustrations. He died in Brooklyn in 1895.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
woodcut
Object Type
Woodcut
Date made
1837
1837-06-01
maker
Bell, Jared W.
artist
Forbes, E.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Measurements
image: 11 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in; 29.21 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
DL.60.3600
catalog number
60.3600
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Chronology: 1830-1839
Horses
Horse Racing
Communication, broadsides
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Horses
Advertising
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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