Artesian Stock Farm - 1885 - Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
Second Annual Catalogue of Standard Bred Trotting Stock
owned at Artesian Stock Farm,
the Property of H L Dousman,
Prairie du Chief, Wis
Lists 5 Stallions for the Season of 1885 -- Erelong 1141, Sprague
Pilot 2458, Combination 2684, Demander 2685, and Col Brisbois. The frontispiece
shows an engraving of Erelong, signed by Lou Burk. The catalog also contains an
engraving of Sprague Pilot, signed by Lou Burk. The listings also show 10 Colts
or young Stallions, 15 Brood Mares, 29 Trotting Mares and Fillies (Beatrice,
Czarina, Edwina are amongst these listings), and 2 Carriage Stallions. Listings
show excellent pedigree and descriptive information.
The cover is missing; the outside pages are actually the frontispiece and the
Index. Despite the lack of a cover, the pages are smooth and clean with
only light corner wear.
The catalog measures apx 5 x 8 x 1/4 inches.