1802 Broadside Advertising The Noted Horse, Potomak, Plus ,

8.5 x 16.5" on laid paper, TO COVER the NOTED HORSE POTOMAK, illustrated with a fine woodcut of the horse and his groom. Lists times he will be standing at the stable of William Jones of Oyster Bay, New York. Annotated in pencil at the top and bottom at an unknown time by a former owner of the broadside. One of the earliest illustrated broadsheets we have seen for announcing a stallion to stand in stud. PLUS, period newspaper clippings relating to famous racehorse's stud services including Eclipse, Mambrino, Tormentor, Nimrod, Whynot, President, Phoenix, Paymaster, Plato, Koulikhan, Traveller, Tally-Ho, Janus, Young Rockingham, Sweepstakes, Slim, Slender, Drone, Dauphin, Escape, Magnum Bonum, Young Dey and Bay Malton.

Potomak was got by Old Messenger and his dam was Figure. He was a bay horse and was foaled in 1796. He ran most of his races in the state of New York.


Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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