C1883

How They Saw the Races.

Rare supplement of numerous vignettes of two men from the bush going to the Melbourne Cup. Titles clockwise from top left; Top rail and young Mallee intend to see the Cup run for this year and ‘chance it’ “Returns to … Read Full Description

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Details

Full Title:

How They Saw the Races.

Date:

C1883

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

520mm 
x 363mm

Paper Size: 

558mm 
x 405mm
AUTHENTICITY
How They Saw the Races. - Antique Print from 1883

Genuine antique
dated:

1883

Description:

Rare supplement of numerous vignettes of two men from the bush going to the Melbourne Cup.

Titles clockwise from top left;

Top rail and young Mallee intend to see the Cup run for this year and ‘chance it’
“Returns to Melbourne please,”
The hotels are so full they have to be contented with a slate bed, plenty of cushions however
They Let the People on the Lawn see two Good Looking Fellows from the Back Blocks
The Cup Dog.
They go down in company of a ‘masher’ and a ‘Book’
They go into a pound sweep got up by such a jolly old gentleman
The Race
Nothing but the horse they drew in the sweep got up the jolly old gentleman
The Jolly old gentleman after the Race
But where the dickens is the jolly old gentleman?
Homeward bound/ lighter pockets heavier hearts.

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