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A Beautiful Yorkshire Cow, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/931

Scope and Contents

Illustration of a 'beautiful Yorkshire cow' by George Garrard in 1813. With text beneath the image reading 'Bred & fatted by F. F. Foljambe Esqr at Osberton Notts, by a bull of Mr. Coates's the sire of the Driffield Cow the dam of Patriot which was sold for 500 guineas. Height of shoulder 4'10”; from pole to tail 7'2"; round chest 8'0"; shin bone 0'8; 14lb to stone - Live weight 168 st 9lb; 4 quarters 98 st 11lb; fat 11 st 1lb. 12 years old.'


  • Creation: 1870s-1930s


Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes

From the Fonds: 3465 Photographic Slides

Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm


82mm by 82mm

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Kristy Davis as part of Towards Dolly Project, 2012-2013

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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