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Participants in the "Great Match": the horses belonging to the Earl of Eglinton and the Earl of Zetland. Coloured lithograph after H. Hall, ca. 1851.

  • Hall, Harry, 1813-1882.
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About this work


Far left, the Earl of Zetland with his horse Voltigeur; second from right, the Earl of Eglinton with his horse Flying Dutchman. The great match was a race run by these two horses over two miles at York on 13 May 1851. Flying Dutchman was the winner by one length

Other participants identified in a separate key, left to right: (mounted on Voltigeur) Nathaniel Flatman; (foreground) stableboy; (behind Voltigeur) Hill, trainer of Voltigeur; (centre) Admiral The Hon. Henry John Rous; (talking to Rous) George Payne; (jockey with Flying Dutchman) Charles Marlow; stableboy; (far right) Robert, trainer of Flying Dutchman


[England?] : [publisher not identified], [1851?]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 23.8 x 33.4 cm


The great match.


Wellcome Library no. 2491244i



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