National horseracing museum collection

A Man Who Bid Half a Guinea For a Horse at Tattersalls

A Man Who Bid Half a Guinea For a Horse at Tattersalls

Bateman’s The Man Who… series featured people ignoring accepted behavior in a variety of places. In this cartoon, Tattersalls at Knightsbridge descends into chaos after someone has the audacity to bid half a guinea for a horse.

H. M. Bateman (1887 – 1970)

A Man Who Bid Half a Guinea For a Horse at Tattersalls, 1920s

Water, pen and ink on paper

Loan: Tattersalls

  • Housed in the Tattersalls at 250 collection.
  • Opening Date: 04/10/2016
  • Closing Date: 08/01/2017