Stag hunt comes to London

#Picture Number SP95

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of crowds looking on in astonishment as a young stag jumps railings in a London street, chased by hounds. This event took place in 1850: a stag hunt met at Hendon and chased a deer for 35 miles – it eventually ran into a building in Camden Town, London, where it was caught.