A superb original watercolour of the, Grand Military, dated 1891. Mounted with a description underneath'Capt Whitaker's (5th Fusiliers)'Hollington' - winning GRAND MILITARY 1891 ridden by Cap Hon Chas Lambton (5th Fusiliers)'. Signed by the artist in the lower right hand side'H. Lambton DSO, Charles (Brigadier-General the Hon) (1857 - 1949).
Elder brother of the trainer George Lambton, the Hon Charles Lambton served in the 2nd Battalion of the Northumberland Fuseliers in the Nile Expedition of 1898 and was present at the Battle of Khartum where he was mentioned in despatches. During the South African War he again received a mention when he was present at the battles of Belmont and Molder River.
On the Turf, Charles Lambton was a fine soldier rider, winning the Grand Military Gold Cup at Sandown on Hollington. His best horse on the flat was the stayer Trimdon, winner of two Ascot Gold Cups'. Size of Watercolour: 31 cms x 25 cms. Size of Frame: 50 cms x 42 cms. A few marks / foxing to the painting - small water mark to the top right hand side of the painting.
Slight marks / foxing to the mounting. Overall it is in fabulous condition for it's age and still in the original oak frame. Please note I will only send to a registered address. Any questions please ask, many thanks. The item "Original Watercolour Horse Racing Grand Military'5th Fusiliers' Painting 1891" is in sale since Tuesday, March 19, 2019.
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