Louise Ridgely on Jumping Horse

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c 1912

After her marriage to John Ridgely, Jr. in 1907, Louise Humrichhouse Ridgely was an active participant in sports such as foxhunting. This required the ability to jump the tall post-and-rail fences that surrounded Hampton’s fields.

Paper. L 9, W 14.5 cm
Hampton National Historic Site, HAMP 6384