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Scoring, Coming Up for the Word. : Little Fred, Needle Gum, Jessie Wales, Belle of Brooklyn, Old Put, and Lady Whitman : in Their Splendid Trot on the Prospect Park Fair Grounds May 29th 1869. . . .

  • ARTIST: John Cameron

  • PUBLISHER: New York published by Currier & Ives 152 Nassau Street.

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph, hand colored,

    DATE: 1869.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 16 15/16 x 26 3/8" (43.1 x 66.9 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: J. Cameron, del in stone lower right. Lith of Currier & Ives. Title continues "Prospect Park Fair Grounds (Brooklyn, LI) Saturday May 29th 1869. Premium $1000, $700 tot he first, $200 to the second, $100 to the third horse, Mile Heats best 3 in harness." [plus coloumn of finishes and below that best times for the race]. The horses and drivers of the high-wheeled sulkies are identified below the image. A total of thirteen lines in the title.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color save for repaired tear in upper margin. and light staining to outer margins.

  • REFERENCE: Conningham # 5436. Slobody, Trotting, 152.