Black Beauty Characters

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Lady Anne

Black Beauty is Lady Anne's riding horse for a while at Earlshall Park, but she calls him Black Auster.

Harry Barker

Harry is Jerry the cab driver's twelve-year-old son. Harry capably helped with the care of the horses.

Polly Barker

Polly is the wife of Jerry Barker. Polly is a merry, kindly woman who provides loving care to all around her. Her former employer thinks so highly of Polly that she keeps in touch through the years and offers Jerry a job and the family a home when Jerry has to give up his cab business.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty is the narrator of the novel and is a "well bred and well born" handsome black horse with one white foot and a white star on his forehead. The character is possibly based on Sewell's brother's beautiful carriage horse Black Bess, or Bessie. Black Beauty is the...

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