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Category: 2 – Watercolours used in ‘The Illustrated Horse Management’

This series contains watercolours that were used to make woodcuts for use in Mayhew’s publication ‘The Illustrated Horse Management’ (1864).

1 – ‘The body of the horse anatomically considered.’

Original watercolour painting. This painting was used to produce a woodcut engraving for print in Mayhew’s ‘The Illustrated Horse Management’ (1964), page 1 …

2 – ‘Physic.- The mode of administering it, and minor operations’

This series contains original watercolours that were used to create woodcut engravings for publication in Chapter II – ‘Physic.- The mode of administering it, and minor operations’ – of the 1864 Mayhew publication ‘The Illustrated Horse Management’…

3 – ‘Shoeing.- is origin, its uses and its varieties’

Original watercolour painting showing two ‘Arabian’ shoes, one modern and one early version. This painting was used to produce a woodcut engraving for print in Mayhew’s ‘The Illustrated Horse Management’ (1864), page 91…

4 – ‘The Teeth.- Their natural growth, and the abuses to which they are liable’

Original watercolour painting comparing the centre of two different incisors. This painting was used to produce a woodcut engraving for print in Mayhew’s ‘The Illustrated Horse Management’ (1864), page 137…

5 – ‘Food.- The fittest time for feeding, and the kind of food which the horse naturally consumes’

Original watercolour painting of a scene of a man siting on the floor, sorting through hay. This painting was used to produce a woodcut engraving for print in Mayhew’s ‘The Illustrated Horse Management’ (1864),…

6 – ‘The Evils which are occasioned by modern stables’

Original watercolour painting of horses in a stable. The painting was used to produce a woodcut engraving for print in Mayhew’s ‘The Illustrated Horse Management’ (1864), page 217…

7 – ‘The Faults inseparable from most present erections which are used as stables’

Original watercolour painting showing the difference in hips from a rear view of the horse. The painting was used to produce a woodcut engraving for print in Mayhew’s ‘The Illustrated Horse Management’ (1864), page 256…

8 – ‘The so-called “incapacitating vices,” which are the results of injury or of disease’

‘…when accompanying a gig on horseback never ride close behind the vehicle’. Original watercolour painting. The painting was used to produce a woodcut engraving for print in Mayhew’s ‘The Illustrated Horse Management’ (1864)…

9 – ‘Stables as they should be’

Original sketches. The images were used to produce a woodcut engraving for print in Mayhew’s ‘The Illustrated Horse Management’ (1864), page 329 and 343…

10 – ‘Grooms.- Their prejudices, their injuries, and their duties’

Original watercolour painting of stable building plans. The painting was used to produce a woodcut engraving for print in Mayhew’s ‘The Illustrated Horse Management’ (1864), page 366.