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Racing. The Preliminary Canter

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1825-50 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph, coloured by hand

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Ruth Bird

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

One of five lithographic prints or key pictures from a set of forty wooden cubes which can be arranged to form six scenes, with five key pictures, a sixth being pasted on the sliding lid of the box in which the sheets and cubes are contained. Each scene is lettered with its title.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1825-50 (made)


Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph, coloured by hand

Marks and inscriptions

Each scene lettered with title


Height: 20.96 cm box, Width: 32.70 cm box

Descriptive line

Anonymous. One of five key pictures from a set of forty wooden cubes which can be arranged to form six scenes. English, 1825-50.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1953 London: HMSO, 1963


Lithographic ink


Lithography; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Toys (recreational artifacts)


Children & Childhood; Toys & Games; Hunting


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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