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THE OXFORD AND LONDON COACH FORDING A STREAM

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THE OXFORD AND LONDON COACH FORDING A STREAM

Made by: Henry Aiken

On view in: First Floor Library


About this object

Coach has Oxford London on its side and is drawn by two pairs of horses, the forward ones white and dark brown, the rear pair roan. The coach is driving toward the left and is fording a stream while a boy on horseback in the foreground is speaking and gesticulating to them. There are three coachmen and a woman sitting in the driver's seat, and one standing on the back. In the background to the left are sheep in a field, a wagon pulled by horses, and in the far distance, a village. The right background shows a tree on a hill just behind the coach. In the foregrouns is a small bridge made of twigs and branches leading from a path across the stream.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
THE OXFORD AND LONDON COACH FORDING A STREAM
Made from:
Oil on canvas
Made in:
England
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
29.8 × 40 cm (11 3/4 × 15 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
51.26
Class:
PAINTING
Signature marks:
LABEL on back: Arthur Ackerman and Sons
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973