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  • Date is exactly "1899"
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The ovoid body on a stepped, domed base, the lower body chased with foliage, the shoulder chased with a band of trailing foliage and palmettes on a textured ground, with two handles of two entwined snakes and applied grotesque mask shields, engraved…
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Photographic print of the RDS Spring Show cattle classes 1899.
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Khedive, 6 years old, Chestnut gelding ; 6 years old ; s. Egypt.
Entry number 1050 in Class 98 Ponies suitable for and likely to make Polo.
Owner Thomas Irvine Roack, Park View, Carlow.
Winner of First Prize £15 in Class 98 and Polo Pony…
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Duches, 7 year old.
Entry number 1011 in Class 97 - Made Polo Ponies, bay mare, 7 years old.
Owner F. P. Colgan, M.D., Greenville, Carlow.
Winner of First Prize in Class 97 and winner of the Polo Pony Society's Gold Medal.
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Lady Calista. Foaled 1896.
Entry 884, Class 77 Clydesdale Filly, foaled in 1896 or 1897.
Owners Lords A. and L. Cecil, Orchardmains, Tonbridge.—Lady Calista. Bay ; foaled 1896 ; bred by Exhibitors ; s. Exquisite (8,621) ; d. Edith Plantagenet…
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Cynthia, foaled in 1888.
Entry 872, Class 74 Clydesdale Brood Mare, in Foal, or having produced a Foal in 1898 or 1899.
Owners Lords A. and L. Cecil, Orchardmains, Tonbridge.—Cynthia. (11,252). Bay; foaled in 1888; bred by Exhibitors ; s.…
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La Belle Charmante
La Belle Charmante, calved 19th April, 1898.
Entry 749 in Class 48 - Jersey Heifer, calved in 1898.
Owner Vere Ward Brown, Balnagowan, Rathmines, Co. Dublin. — La Belle Charmante. Fawn ; calved April 19, 1898 ; bred by Fowler and de la Perrelle,…
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Kathleen
Kathleen, calved 8th Mary, 1892.
Owner and breeder Rt. Hon. The Earl of Clonmell, Bishopscourt, Straffan, Co. Kildare.
Entry number 641 in Class 38.-Kerry Cow, calved prior to 1896.
Kathleen (1,549). Black ; calved May 8, 1892 ; bred by Exhibitor;…
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Kilmorna
Kilmorna, calved 28th March, 1898.
Owner Right Hon. Viscount De Vesci, Abbeyleix, Queen's Co. Kilmorna. Black ; bred by Pierce Mahony, Kilmorna, Listowel, North Kerry ; 8. Diarmid (410) ; d. Eyvind an Drachmadh (2,482) by Mac-Oriel (209) p. d.…
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Red Rose
Red Rose, calved January, 1894. Owner W. R. Creswell, Stag Hall, Belfast.
Winner of first prize £5 in Class 32 - Ayrshire Cow, calved prior to 1896, entry number 601. Bred by G. M'Gilivray, Dumbreck, Kirkintilloch, N.B.
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RDS_proc_135_1898_1899_members.pdf
Alphabetical list of annual members of the RDS with the years of their admission. Members of the Royal Agricultural Society of Ireland who became members of the Royal Dublin Society, under the amalgamation agreement of March 22, 1888. Temporary…
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Owner Laurence F. Ball, Dowdstown, Maynooth. Black, bred by exhibitor. Winner of First prize in Class 34, (Out-fed heifer, naturally polled, not exceding 4 years, entry 443) and Cup presented by W. P. Delaney.
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Class 33 Winter Show
Calved, July 1896. Owner John Francis Ternan, Green Hills, Drogheda. Crossbred shorthorn, red and white. Winner of first prize in Class 33 (Heifer, Horned or Artificially Polled, not exceeding
4 years, entry 428)
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Talana Hill
Talana Hill, calved February 24th, 1897, owner The Rf. Hon. Viscount Duncannon, C. B. Bssborough Park, Piltown, co. Kilkenny. Winner of First prize in Class 26 (Natural polled ox, over 2 years, 8 months and not exceeding 4 years, entry 320)
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Lucan Tom Tit
Lucan Tom Tit, calved July 1897, black. Owner and breeder R. G. Nash, Finnstown House, Lucan. Winner of First prize in Class 16 (In-fed artificially shelter or out-fed, Oxof the Dexter breed, or type, entry 165) and Farmers Gazette Cup.
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Lucan Prince II
Lucan Prince II. Onwer and breeder R. G. Nash, Finnstown House, Lucan. Black, about 2 years and 5 months. Winner of First prize in Class 14 (In-fed artificially shelter or out-fed, Ox of the Kerry breed or type, entry 138)
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Lucan Dairy
Lucan Dairy. Angus, black, about 5 years old. Owner and breeder R. G. Nash, Finnstown House, Lucan. Winner of First prize in Class 13 (Cow, entry 131)
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Bridal Vanity
Royal Vanity. Owner Miss Staples, Dunmore, Durrow. Breeder Mrs Staples. Shorthorn angus, black. Winner of First prize in Class 11 (Natural polled heifer, entry 104) and Championship Cup presented by His Excellency The Lord Lieutenant for the best…
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Class 10 Winter Show
Crossbred Aberdeen Angus and shorthorn, roan. Owner & breeder H D'E. Stevens, Castle Coote, Roscommon. Winner of First prize in Class 10 (Naturaly pooled heifer, entry 99) and special prize of £5. Presented by Ganly Sons & Co. for the best infed…
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Class 7 Winter Show
Crossbred Aberdeen angus, black. Owner H. D'E. Stevens, Castle Coote, Roscommon. Winner of 2nd Prize in Class 7 (Naturally polled ox, entry 66) and Silver Cup presentated by Waterhouse & Co. Also special prize of £5 presented by Ganly Sons & Co. for…
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Curraghmore No Finished
Curraghmore No Finished. Shorthorn, roan, calved 2nd May, 1898. Owner The Marquis of Waterford. Winner of First prize in Class 6 (Horned or artificially polled heifer, entry 51) and special prize of £5 presented by Paul & Vincent for the best animal…
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Rex

Rex, calved 23rd January, 1897. Shorthorn angus, blue grey. Owner Miss Staples, Dunmore, Durrow. Breeder Mrs Staples. Winner of First prize in Class 1, In-fed cattle, entry 1, and Champion Cup presented by His Excellency The Lord Lieutenant for the…
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Irelands Best, owner and breeder John Hegarty, Maghereagh, Castlefin. Bay, height 15-2 hands, bone 7 5/8. Class 19, one year old colts, entry 1055. Winner of the Pembroke cup, value 100 sovereigns.
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Sportsman, owner Capt. Nickalls, Ballincollig, Co Cork, 3 years old, black, bred in Co. Kerry. Winner of first prize in class 16, three-years-old geldings, entry 1025height 16-1 1/4 hands, girth 6th 2in, bone 8 5/8
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Bay gelding, owner T. J. Studdert, Grennanstown, Athboy. 4 years old, bred in Co. Clare. Winner of First prize £25 in class 14, Four-years-old Mares or Geldings, entry 827, height 16 hands.
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Golden Mine, chestnut gelding ; bred in Co. Cork ; s. Breach of Promise by Atheling ; d. by Speculation.
Entry 804 in Class 13, Four-years-old Mares or Geldings, winner of First Prize £30.
Owner Major M. J. Balfe, South Park, Castlerea.
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Silent, owner Thomas Donovan, Fernhurst, Cork. 4 years old, bred by J. Greene, Cashel, Co. Tipperary. Winner of first prize in Class 12 Four-years-old Mares or Geldings, entry 757, height 16-2 1/2 hands, girth 6ft 3 1/2in, bone 8 1/2.
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Flickamoroo, owner Charles J. Engledow, M. P., Burton Hill, Carlow. Brown gelding, 5 years old, bred by Mr. Rafter, Ballytarsna, Co. Carlow. Winner of first prize in Class 11, hunters, entry 557. Height 15-3 1/2 hands, girth 5ft 11in., bone 8 1/8.
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Emerald, owner, M. J. Balfe, South Park, Castlereagh, 6 years old, bay gelding, bred in Drogheda. Winner of first prize in Class 10, hunters, entry 518. Height 16-1/4 hands, girth 6ft 1/2in, bone 8 1/2.
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Hollymount. Owner H. Lindsay Fitzpatrick, Hollymount, 6 years old, chesnut gelding, bred in Ireland. Winner of First Class prize in Class 9, hunters, entry 340 and the Hunters Champion Cup. Height 16-1 1/2 hands, girth 6ft 1 3/4in., bone 8 1/2.
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Master or Hounds, owner N. Morton, Brookville, Ballymena. 5 years old, bred by Thomas Macafee, Currysiskin. Winner of First prize in Class 8, Weight-carrying hunters, entry 216. Height 16.2 1/2 hands, girth 6 ft 4 1/2in, bone 8 3/4
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Lady Ravensbury, owner and breeder, J. C. Murphy, Osberstown, Naas. Chesnut, foaled, April 15th, 1898. Winner of First prize in Class 7, Thoroughbred Yearling Fillies, entry 143. Height 15.1 hands, bone 7 1/2.
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Winkfield's Glen, owner and breeder, Michael Smith, Curraghtown, Navan. Chesnut, foaled, April 18th, 1898. Winner of First prize in Class 6, thoroughbred yearling colts, entry 113, height 15.2 hands, bone 7 1/2.
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Duke of Portland. Owner R. G. Nash, Finnstown, Lucan. 11 year old, chesnut, bred by D. R. O'Callaghan, Brackenstown, Swords. Winner of £20 prize in Class 2, thoroughbred stallions, entry 18. Height 16 hands, girth 6ft 4 1/2in, bone 8 1/3.
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Fortunio, owner E. Kennedy, Straffan, chesnut, 14 years old, bred by Charles Lefevre, Chamant, France. Winner of £20 prize in class 2, thoroughbred stallions, entry 12. Height 15-3 1/2 hands, girth 5ft. 11in., bone 8 1/2.
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Crotanstown. Owner, E. K. B. Tighe, Woodstock, Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny, 7 years old, bred by R. Newcomen, Curragh, Co. Kildare. Winner of £20 prize in class 1, thorough-bred stallion, entry 10.
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Bendemeer, 9 years old, bred by Leopold de Rothschild, England. Owner, T. J. Sparrow, Williamstown, Kells, Co. Meath. Winner £20 prize in Class 1 thorough-bred stallions, entry 8. Height 16.1 hands. Girth 6 ft. 3 1/2 in, bone 8 3/4
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Royal Mask
Royal Mask, owner Edward Mitchell, Derryvullen, Enniskillen, chestnut, 9 years old, bred by R. T. Beddington, England. winner of £20 prize in class 1, thoroughbred stallion, entry 6, and the Croker Challenge Cup. Height 16 1/2 hands, 6 ft. 4in.,…
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Egerton. Owner Colonel R. Thomson, Bushford, Rockcorry, 9 years old, bred by B. Pell, England. Winner of £20 prize in class 1, thorough-bred stallion, entry 2, height 15-3 1/2 hands. Girth 6 ft. 1 in., bone 8.
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Jessie
Jessie calved January 1897. Owner W. R. Greswell, Stag Hall, Belfast. Breeder Robert Sandylands. Winner of first prize in class 31, Ayrshire heifer, entry 596.
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Blanche of Hilltown
Blanche of Hilltown (26519). Calved 2nd January 1898. Owner and breeder Thomas Boylan, Hilltown House, Drogheda. Winner of first prize in class 22, entry 537, Abberdeen Angus heifer. Irish Aberdeen Angus Challenge cup, value £50
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Winnie II
Winnie II. Calved 4th July 1894. Owner and breeder, Thomas Boylan, Hilltown House, Drogheda. Winner of first prize in class 16, Hereford cows, entry 390.
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Roundhead
Roundhead. Calved 18th February, 1897. Owner Thomas J. Greene, Sandymount, Shinrone. Bred by W. T. Trench, Redwood, Lorrha, Roscrea. Winner of first prize in class 12, Hereford bulls, entry 361. Reserve number and H. C. for the Hereford Challenge…
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All Ireland
All Ireland. Calved 23rd March, 1898. Owner and breeder Lt. Col. Everard, Randlestown, Navan. Winner of first prize in class 11 (Hereford bull) , entry number 328.
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Dumbarton
Dumbarton (68549) calved 12th January 1894. Owner H.J.C. Coler-Aylward, Shankhill Castle, Whitehall. Bred by the Earl of Caledon. Winner of first prize in class 5 (Shorthorn bull, entry 249) and Chaloner Challenge plate value £155
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Merchant of Venice
Merchant of Venice, calved 23rd January, 1897. Owner, Miss Staples, Dunmore, Durrow. Bred by Lord Lovat, Beaufort Castle, Beauly. Entry in class 3, Shorthorn bull, number 192. First prize class 3 and Champion Silver Medal. Challoner plate reserve…
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Caledon
Caledon, calved February 5th, 1898. Owner and breeder Richard Wright, Prumplestown House, Castledermot. Entered in Class 1 Shorthorn Bulls, entry number 56. Winner of first prize of £20 in class 1 and winner of first prize of £10 in class 2.…
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RDS_proc_135_1898_1899_exhibitions.pdf
Catalogue of the Art Industries Exhibition, held at Ball's Bridge, Dublin, August 22, 23, 24, and 25, 1899, with list of prizes offered for lace and embroidery, designs for lace and embroidery, wood carving, artistic metal work, and burnt wood…
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RDS_proc_135_1898_1899_agriculturalshows.pdf
Winter Show 1899, to be held on the Society's premises, Ball's Bridge, on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday December 5th, 6th and 7th, 1899.
List of prizes. Agricultural Superintendent Robert Bruce.
Catalogue of the Winter Show, Ball's Bridge,…
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RDS_proc_135_1898_1899_premiums.pdf
Register of thorough-bred stallions certified to be free from hereditary disease and suitable for improving the breed of horses, 1899.
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RDS_proc_135_1898_1899_horseshow.pdf
Great Irish Horse Show 1899, to be held on the Society's premises, Ball's Bridge, Dublin , on Tuesday, August 22, 1899, and three following days. List of prizes.
Sheep Show, 1899 to be held on the Society's premises, Ball's Bridge (in conjunction…
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RDS_proc_135_1898_1899_springshow.pdf
Catalogue of the Spring Show Ball's Bridge, Dublin, April 18, 19, 20, and 21, 1899.
Map of jumping enclosure.
Catalogue of the Dog Show held in conjunction with the Spring Show Ball's Bridge Dublin, April 19, 20, and 21, 1899. Awards and prizes.
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RDS_proc_135_1898_1899_admin.pdf
Proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society, from November 10, 1898, to March 9, 1899
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https://library.rds.ie/files/7-15.pdf
Item of correspondence from GFF letters
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https://library.rds.ie/files/7-13.pdf
Item of correspondence from GFF letters
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https://library.rds.ie/files/6-41.pdf
Item of correspondence from GFF letters
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https://library.rds.ie/files/5-51.pdf
Item of correspondence from GFF letters
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