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Black and white engraving of an English country scene; one white and one black horse occupy central foreground, surrounded by sheep; an inn and trees occupy right background; a group of three horses occupy middle ground on left and lead eye back to sheep, people and river; wooden frame with elaborate gesso and gilt organic motif.
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figure- and animal-derived motifs
""WAITING FOR THE FERRY BOAT./From the Original Picture in the Collection of Charles Theobald Moud Esqre."" Coat of arms in center of inscription with ""SAPERE AUDE"" on banner.
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),
Giller, William (Engraver)
Herring, Sr., J.F. (Painter)
27.5 x 38.5 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Ralph May