23 November 2004
James Pollard (1792-1867)
A gig passing The Eagle, Snaresbrook
signed, inscribed and dated 'J. Pollard Islington MidX 1833' (lower right)
oil on canvas
16¾ x 20¾ in. (42.5 x 52.7 cm.)
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N.C. Selway, James Pollard 1792-1867, Painter of the Age of Coaching, Leigh-on-Sea, 1965, p. 31, no. 74 (illus.).
The Eagle Inn, Snaresbrook, was on what is now the A11, going North-East out of London to East Anglia. It features in at least two other works by Pollard (see Selway, op. cit., nos. 73 and 124).
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