The Nicholas Parsons Collection
A rare original Pair of Early 19th Century Equestrian Hunting Scene Lithographs after James Pollard (1792–1867) and published by Dean & Co. Threadneedle St. London (c.1808 -1833) featuring the figure of Tom Moody who was well know during the 19th Century as a controversial huntsman’s ‘whipper-in’ with many folksongs, quotes and allegories etc noted at the time about him.
The first lithograph, with aquatint colouring and contemporary hand coloured watercolour detail, original Oak wood frame, is titled ‘TOM MOODY. HIGH! WIND HIM! AND CROSS HIM! NOW RATTLER! -BOY! HARK!’ The second lithograph, with aquatint colouring and contemporary hand coloured watercolour detail, original Oak wood frame, is titled TOM MOODY. WHIP HIGH OVER! NOW PRESS HIM (…) TALLY HO!
Provenance: The late Nicholas Parsons, CBE. Actor, Comedian, Broadcaster, Wit and Raconteur. Host of BBC Radio programme Just a Minute 1967-2019.
H: 12.6″ / 32cm x W: 14.8″ / 37.5cm x D: 0.8″ / 2cm