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Chariots. 'A Dissertation On the Ancient Chariot, …’ by Thomas Pownall

Reference code
MSS/0073
Title
Chariots. 'A Dissertation On the Ancient Chariot, …’ by Thomas Pownall
Date
c1770
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. ii + 20. Quarto. Red rexine spine, with marbled boards.
Scope and content
A Dissertation On the Ancient Chariot, The Exercise of it in the Race, The Application of it to real Service in Warr' by Thomas Pownall, FRS, FSA, MP, known as 'Governor Pownall', politician and antiquary (1722-1805). Read to SA, 17, 24, 31 May 1770 (fol. 1; Minute Book XI, pp. 317-22, 324-9, 331-9). Published in Richard Berenger, The History and Art of Horsemanship (1771). For details of Pownall's career in America and elsewhere and list of publications see DNB.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/73