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The Celebrated Trotting Mare Lady Thorn, Formerly "Maid of Ashland." : [plus three lines] Best Time in Harness 2:18 1/4, to Wagon 2:24.

  • ARTIST: John Cameron

  • PUBLISHER: Lith. & Pub'd by Currier & Ives, 125 Nassau St. New York.

  • MEDIUM: Two-color lithograph with handcoloring,

    DATE: 1866.

  • EDITION SIZE: Large folio - image size 16 11/16 x 26 1/8" (42.4 x 66.3 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Signed in stone J. Cameron lower right. <BR><BR>Title continues "Lady Thorn, is a bay mare, 16 hands and 1 inch high, raised by Col Wm Dunlap, of Kentucky. She was got by the Famous Horse Mambrino Chief out of a thoroughbred mare : By Gano (who was by American Eclipse,) Grandam by Potomac, Gr. Grandam by Imp. Messenger, she has therefore three corsses of the Messenger blood as Follows, on the male side : Mambrino Chief, Mambrino Paymaster, Mambrino Messenger, on her Dams side the Gano Mare, Gano, American Exlipse, Miller's Damsel, Messenger, the Gano Mare's Dam : The Potomac Mare, The Messenger Mare. Messenger.<BR><BR>Lady Thorn is next to Dexter as the best trotting horse of all time.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: A fine example

  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.

  • REFERENCE: Conningham #918. Gale #1011.