Stylish Horse Race by Victor Hicks
A stylised illustration showing an elegant lady leading a racehorse in the paddock. The illustration is accompanied by the following poem; 'Airs and graces, heirs and races On a course by sunshine lit; And when Pippa proudly passes, With what joy we raise our glasses To our winning favourite.'
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Music cover, The Lancer's Quadrilles
Music cover, The Lancer's Quadrilles, or Duval (of Dublin)'s Second Set, Seventh Edition. Containing Les Graces, La Dorset, Lodoiska, La Native, and Les Lanciers. With proper figures in French and English as danced at Almack's, London, and at the Rotunda, Dublin, to which is added A New Waltz by Signor Spagnoletti, and the Stop Waltz. Respectfully dedicated to the Countess of Farnham. Depicting a dashing lancer on horseback. Date: 1839
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