Prize plate - "The Cup", 1844. Creator: Unknown.

Prize plate - "The Cup", 1844. Creator: Unknown.

2-799-136 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

Prize plate - "The Cup", 1844. Horseracing trophy given as a prize at Goodwood Racecourse: '...a group in silver, from a design by Mr. F. Howard, the horse being modelled by Mr. Macarty, and the whole executed under the superintendence of Mr. Baily, R.A. The composition represents a well-known passage, in the escape of Charles II, from the Cromwellites, after the defeat of the Royalists, at the battle of Worcester. The passage in the perilous adventures of the "unkingship", is that in which Charles, disguised as a servant, was riding from the house of Col. Lane to the sea-coast, accompanied by Miss Jane Lane, he was almost discovered by a farrier...The group has been manufactured at the establishment of Messrs. Hunt and Co'. From "Illustrated London News", 1844, Vol V.

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People Information

  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
  1. King Charles II: British: King of Great Britain and Ireland
People Related
  1. Edward Hodges Baily: British: Sculptor, artist

  1. Engraving

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4011x4960
File Size : 58,285kb


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  1. 1844, Vol V
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