Churchill on Horseback

photograph, 11” x 9”

An exceptional, black and white press photograph of Churchill riding at a meeting of the Old Surrey and Burstow Hunt at Chartwell Farm on November 27, 1948.

Provenance: Beaverbrook Estate

“No hour of life is lost that is spent in the saddle. Young men have often been ruined through owning horses, or through backing horses, but never through riding them; unless of course they break their necks, which, taken at a gallop, is a very good death to die.”

Winston Churchill, 1930


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