Antique print an engraving of Dungannon after a drawing by George Stubbs. The print notes the price his offspring made in the 18th century due to their confirmation. It is said that the sheep in the picture formed a bond with Dungannon as was bought for him as a companion.
Stubbs (1724-1806) was an English painter, highly regarded, particularly for his painting and prints of horses.
This engraving is from circa 1850 and was originally published for The Complete Farrier and British Sportsmen. It was published by Thomas Kelly of Paternoster Row and was printed by William Clowes and Sons of Stanford Street.
The print is 5 by 7 inches with the paper area being 8 by 10 inches approximately. The print itself is in very good condition for age, paper area will have foxing and tanning mainly at edges.
Highly sought after and collectable print.