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Richard Tattersall (1785-1859), Horse auctioneer

Sitter in 2 portraits
Richard Tattersall, known as 'Old Dick', was the grandson of Richard Tattersall, founder of Tattersall's, the horse auction mart. Richard Tattersall succeeded his father in the business and with his grandfather's ability and tact, forged close relationships with the best of the sporting men of his time in Britain and abroad. He was succeeded by his son, also named Richard, 'the younger'.

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Richard Tattersall

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1841
NPG 4026(57)


Richard Tattersall

by William Giller, published by Rudolph Ackermann Jr, after Charles Hancock
mezzotint, published 15 November 1841
NPG D40821