The Newbus Ox

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The Newbus Ox

Oil on canvas 24 X 18 inches

After Thomas Weaver, early 19th Century.

A Shorthorn / Highland cross.

This Ox as bred by William Hutchinson Esqr. of Egleston, nr Barnard Castle.
He was out of a Highland cow by a grandson of Old Favourite, belonging to Charles Colling of Ketton, and was fed by Thomas Wilkinson Esqr. of Newbus Grange, Nr Darlington, in the County of Durham.

An engraving of this image appears on page 183 of 'Farm Animal
Portraits' by Elspeth Moncrieff with Stephen & Iona Joseph.

Painting id: 316

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