'The Throckmorton Coat', 1811.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Coloured lithograph by J W Giles. This image shows the scene outside Buckland House in Farringdon on Tuesday 25 June 1811, when wool was spun, woven into cloth and made into a coat between sunrise and sunset for the wager of 1000 guineas laid down by Sir John Throckmorton. Published by J Mitchell, London. Printed by J Graf, c 1838. Dimensions: 490 mm x 730 mm.