Longhorn bull

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Date:1848

Description:Oil painting of Longhorn bull 'Conqeror' (sic), facing right , standing in stable with straw on floor. Signed "G. Gregory 1848". Painted by G. Gregory (fl. 1836-1848).

Conqueror was a celebrated Longhorn bull in the mid 19th century, and won first prize at the Royal Agricultural Show held at Oxford in 1839. He belonged to Mr Richard Hortin of Sherborne, near Warwick and on his death was sold with the rest of his livestock in April 1843.

Dimensions 750mm x 615mm.

From the Staffordshire County museum collection.


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Donor ref:95.050.0002 (37/22906)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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