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C. Moody - 1846 Lithograph, The Prize Heifer, Flower

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C. Moody - Original 1846 Lithograph. Page: 56 x 48cm. The prize heifer Flower, at one year and four months old. Bred by Mr. Thomas Moses, of Stenigot, near Louth, Lincolnshire: (Herd Book Vol 6; page 377) Got by Belvedere, the 4th Herd Book, 3130; dam by son of Quarternion, 1351; gr. dam by Ivanhoe, 1131; gr. g. dam by Cossack, 925; gr. g. g. dam by Waddingworth, 668. Flower was the winner of the following prizes (open to all England) the first prize as she-calf (when four months old). Exhibited in a class of 6, at the North Lincolnshire meeting, at Caistor, in 1843. At the North Lincolnshire meeting at Horncastle, 1844, first prize, & a sweepstakes, as the best yearling heifer in a class of 9. Also at Lincoln; same year; second prize, in a class of 7. In 1845; at the Sleaford meeting, the first prize, as a two years old heifer; & at Gainsborough, the second prize. Same year, in a class of 7. – And the first prize, as a three year old, at the North Lincolnshire meeting; at Market Rasen, in 1846, in a class of 6. Flower was sold at Mr. Moses's sale, in 1846, for 57 guineas; a yearling bull (Frederick, the first calf) for 42 gs., & a bull-calf (the second), six weeks old, for 17 gs. This extraordinary animal, when one year & four months old weighed 80 st. 2lbs (14lbs to the st.). Dedicated, by permission, to the Revd. Basil Beridge, by his most humble servant, Thomas Moses. Painted by B Hubbard, Louth. C. Moody litho 257 Holborn. Boston: published by Thos. Moses, York Street, Main Ridge. (Details where missing from Rothamsted Catalogue) Unsigned. Discolouration and foxing as shown. Major losses and tears to upper edge. Large closed tear (8cm) to left edge. Closed tear to upper section where paper was once detached.

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56 x 48cm (22" x 18.9")

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Code nk984
Artist C. Moody
Date 1846
Dimensions 56 x 48cm
Medium Lithograph
Style Realism
Subject Animals
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