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Oil on canvas of the celebrated Greyhound"Honeywood" by James Armstrong (English, 19th Century)

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Oil on canvas of the celebrated Greyhound"Honeywood" by James Armstrong (English, 19th Century)

An oil on canvas of the celebrated Greyhound "Honeywood" standing in a landscape by James Armstrong (English, 19th Century). Titled "Honeywood 1880” and signed bottom left “James Armstrong Gretna Green Carlisle”. Honeywell owned by Mr R B Carruthers won the Waterloo Cup in 1880. English, circa 1885. The Waterloo Cup The Waterloo Cup was the biggest annual hare coursing event in the United Kingdom and was often referred to by its supporters as the blue riband event of the coursing year. Run as a knock-out tournament between sixty four coursing greyhounds from Great Britain and Ireland, the three day event was run annually at Great Altcar in Lancashire, from 1836 to 2005 and used to attract tens of thousands of spectators to watch and gamble on the coursing matches.



 
 

Medium Group: Paintings

Year: Unknown

 
 

Breed: Greyhound

Artist: Armstrong, James

 
 

 

 

 
 

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Dimensions: 18 x 23 inches

 
       
   
       
 




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