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Turner, Francis Calcraft
Darley Arabian - Roxana (by Flying Childers out of Monica, by Darley Arabian).
London & Paris, Gambart & Co, 1842. Engraving by J. S. Mackrell. Original colour. 528 x 432 mm. Matted. Roxana was purchased for 600 Guineas by Earl Godolphin, son of the illustrious Sydney, Lord High Treasurer of England, owner of Scham, was Dam of Lath, &c. and Grand-dam of "Eclipse". She was the most remarkable mare of her age, and in all her contests like her grandson came off victorious. - Some brownstaining. Matted.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Austria]
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