'The Throckmorton Coat', 1811.

Giles, J W

'The Throckmorton Coat', 1811.
3 2 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm


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.

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