Man with heavy horse in harness, Callendar House Stables

Maker
Unknown
Production date
Circa 1910
Description
A man with rolled-up shirt sleeves and braces holds the reins of a large heavy horse. The horse is wearing full harness with Scottish peaked neck collar and appears to have had its tail dressed.
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Maker
Production date
Circa 1910
Subject notes
William Forbes purchased Callendar Estate in 1783 and was an Improving Laird. He enclosed fields, encouraged the use of manure and lime to improve soil fertility, increased the average size of his farms and gave long leases which led to agricultural improvements. 897 795
Accession number
P14988

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