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Lot 145
WHYTE-MELVILLE (GEORGE JOHN) Original watercolour drawing showing the hunt in full gallop, jumping over fences in pursuit of the hounds
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WHYTE-MELVILLE (GEORGE JOHN)
Original watercolour drawing showing the hunt in full gallop, jumping over fences in pursuit of the hounds, signed and dated 1839 in ink, laid down on thick blue paper, 185 x 113mm., 1839; together with a nineteenth century watercolour depicting a lake ferry ride, and a hand-coloured coaching print (3)

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  • Whyte-Melville, Scottish novelist and poet, was best-known for his series of sporting novels. He was to meet his untimely death in a hunting accident in 1878.
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