- W. Cavendish, The Duke of Newcastle
Original Copper-plate engraving from THE METHOD OF INVENTION...LES CHEVAUX , published in Antwerp in 1658 by Wm. Cavendish, The Duke of Newcastle. The book was very influential in training techniques for horses, and his ideas were considered revolutionary. The illustrations are of the Duke riding his horses at his various estates. These large engravings are beautifully framed in conservation matting, museum mounting, UV glass.