Newton Races, 1831, Fylde beating Halston and Recovery for the Gold Cup

CHARLES TOWNE (1763 - 1840)

Coloured aquatint by Charles Hunt
from a painting by Charles Towne

Published by Agnew & Zanetti, Repository
of Arts, Exchange Street, Manchester,
December 1832, and by S. & J. Fuller,
34 Rathbone Place, London

19 ¼ x 28 ¾ in / 49 x 73 cm

With its wonderful original maple frame

£2,650 Ref: NPO108

Detail

Then on the edge of Liverpool, the first races at Newton date from 1751 and meetings continued right up to 1898. The course has now been developed and moved to Haydock Park.