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Selected Images from the Collections of the Library of Congress


SPORTS - HORSE RACING

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Great race between Peytona & Fashion, for $20,000

Great race between Peytona & Fashion, for $20,000!!! On the New York Union Course, May 13, 1845. Lithograph by J. Baillie, 1845.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-843

The celebrated horse Lexington The celebrated horse Lexington... Lithograph by Nathaniel Currier, 1855.
Reproduction number: LC-DIG-pga-00629 (digital file from original print)
Going to the trot Going to the trot. Lithograph by Wm. C. Robertson, 1870.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-3502
Jerome Park. The race for the Hunters Plate Jerome Park. The race for the Hunters Plate. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, July 2, 1870, after Stanley Fox.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1195
The first meeting Jerome Park, N.Y. The first meeting Jerome Park, N.Y. Lithograph by Geo. Schlegel, 1873.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-711
Rysdyk's Hambletonian Rysdyk's Hambletonian. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1876, after J. H. Wright.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5831
Florida (horse) Florida. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1877.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2057
The celebrated trotting mare Daisydale The celebrated trotting mare Daisydale. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1881.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC2-2135 (color film copy slide)
The California wonder Hinda Rose The California wonder Hinda Rose. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1883.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1485
Neck and neck to the wire Neck and neck to the wire. Jay Eye See. Maud S. St. Julien. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1884.
Reproduction number: LC-DIG-pga-00836 (digital file from original print)
Pacing for a grand purse Pacing for a grand purse. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1890, after L. Maurer.
Reproduction number: LC-DIG-pga-00852 (digital file from original print)
A race for blood A race for blood. (Large wheels). Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1890.
Reproduction number: LC-DIG-pga-00881 (digital file from original print)
A race for blood A race for blood. (Small wheels). Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1894.
Reproduction number: LC-DIG-pga-00882 (digital file from original print)

 

  • For additional images: See the Thesaurus for Graphic Materials term "Horse racing" [view term] and "Race horses" [view term] in the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (includes links to images)]
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