signed in the print on bottom left C. Humphrey '64. Regally posed stallion in a landscape. Print was rendered after a painting by Charles H. Humphrey and printed by H.C. Eno, located at 37, Parkrow, NY. Subtext reads Volunteer - Sired by Rysdyk's Hambletonian, Dam by Young Patriot &c. &c. Property of Alden Goldsmith, Blooming Grove, Orange Co. NY.. In a wood frame with gold fillet liner; 15" x 19" (w/o frame), 20" x 24" (w/frame).
Volunteer's sire, Hambletonian, was owned by William Rysdyk of Chester, NY and is considered the most celebrated sire of all American trotters and pacers. Volunteer was a bay horse foaled in 1854 that stood 15.3 and had several successful issue including Powers, Huntress, Driver, and Bodine. He died at Walnut Grove Farm in 1888.
Condition: Overall foxing and toning; several minor creases, not removed from frame.