Hand-colored engraved caricature: “A View near Hyde Park Corner.” Depicting the famous equestrian auctioneer, Richard Tattersall. Robert Dighton, I, British.

Hand-colored engraved caricature: “A View near Hyde Park Corner.” Depicting the famous equestrian auctioneer, Richard Tattersall.

Charg. Cross, [London]: “Published by Dighton”, Feb., 1802.

1 vols. 13 x 9-3/4 inches. Unframed. Very light, minor spotting along edge of margin, far from image; else Fine. Contemporary ink inscription: “Mr. Tattersall”. Item #211570

In 1766, Richard Tattersall (1724-1795), who had been stud groom to the second duke of Kingston, founded the world’s first bloodstock auction house.

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