The Horse on the Staircase

Episode 2,   May 03, 2021, 02:01 AM

In this episode we’re at Mount Stewart in Northern Ireland to delve into the world of horse-racing and uncover this treasure’s hidden criticism of it’s owner.

This is just one of many treasures featured in 125 Treasures from the Collections of the National Trust: a brand-new book of stunning photography and descriptions, of the most exciting decorative arts, furniture, books and textiles in our collection, spanning the Roman era, to the present day. 

To learn more about this publication or to view our Hambletonian web article, which takes a more detail look at the painting and its hidden symbolism, go to, or follow the link in the show notes.