8 May 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
C. John Mayle Whichelo (1784-1865)
The Derby Stakes, Tattenham Hill
9 x 14 in. (23 x 35.6 cm.)
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This panoramic view of The Derby is taken from the top of Tattenham hill. The runners docked tails would indicate that it can be dated to the 1820's or earlier, although it would be difficult, with any certainty, to link it to a specific Derby.
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Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, 6 November 2002, lot 30.
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