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Jockey chair in the MHHNA museum collection

Jockey Chair

Mahogany curvilinear chair featuring a leather covered “springy” seat with horsehair interior padding. It was used for posting exercise, to maintain riding muscles, on inclement

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Painted screen on display at the MHHNA depicting a foxhunting scene by Richard Newton

Richard Newton Screen

Oil on canvas four-panel screen. The scene is of the Blue Ridge Hunt. The artist served as the first Master of Foxhounds of the Suffolk

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Vintage copper and brass horn that belonged to Samuel Ogle

Ogle Horn

A graceful curved copper and brass horn that once belonged to Samuel Ogle, Proprietary Governor of Colonial Maryland, and inscribed with his name and the

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