Tag: Unusual

The Conyer’s Testimonial

Posted on Monday, June 21, 2021 in:
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This very striking specimen of the silversmith’s art was executed by Messrs. Garrard, of Panton Street, Haymarket, from the design of the well-known artist, H. D. Cotterell, R.A. it was on view at the Victorian Exhibition at Earl’s Court in 1897, There were apparently few if any, other exhibits which attracted or de­served more attention...

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The True Story of Songster

Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2020 in:
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The following is a report from the Dundee Advertiser in 1934 Songster, a chestnut horse, that in 1914, was ” turned down ” for war service because of his age, and afterwards went overseas with the Leicestershire Yeomanry, he is claimed by his master to be the ” daddy ” of all veteran war horses....

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