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Meet the Author
with Alastair Jackson

Meet the Author: Alastair Jackson, MFH
Wednesday, September 19, 6-7:30pm

Join NSLM and retired Director of the British Masters of Foxhounds Association Alastair Jackson for a presentation on his newest publication, Lady of the Chase, The Life and Hunting Diaries of Daphne Moore

About Daphne Moore:

"Daphne Moore is known to many in the hounds fraternity for her expert reports in Horse and Hound magazine over many decades. Aristocratically turned out and well-spoken, her appearance belied her circumstances. She lived on a shoe-string off her reporting, followed the pack on foot and in her younger days even cycled many miles to get there and back. Remarkably, after producing a professional report of each days' hunting, she then turned to writing up - and illustrating in charming watercolours - her own diaries."

$10 admission, free to NSLM members and MFHA members. Copies available for purchase at the event. RSVP to Anne Marie Paquette, the Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator,, 540 687 6542x25
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NSLM's Weekly Blog

Stirrups and Stays: Riding Habits in the 18th Century

By Anne Marie Paquette

In the 17th and 18th centuries, the men of England were assaulted by a new and uncomfortable sight: women in masculine clothing! Even worse, these were upper class ladies, and they had donned cavalry-inspired costume to invade the male-dominated pastimes of riding and foxhunting."READ MORE
Image: Francis Wheatley (British 1747–1801), Mrs. Stevens, c. 1795, oil on canvas, 26 x 18 ½ inches. Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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