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Creator:
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851, artist, engraver.
Title(s):

John Jorrocks, Esqre. [graphic] : M.S.H. &c. &c. &c. &c. : "a citizen of credit and renown" / drawn & etched by H. Alken.

Published/Created:
London : Published by R. Ackermann, at his Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191 Regent St., 1843.
Physical Description:
1 print : aquatint ; 23 x 14 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR5499.S4 J67 1843a Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR5499.S4 J67 1843a Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
The print was likely intended to serve as frontspiece to the second edition of Jorrocks jaunts and jollities (Ackermann, 1843); but the edition was published without it, perhaps owing to the artist's delay in producing the plate.
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, p. 19
Schwerdt, C. Hunting, hawking, shooting, II, p. 237
BAC: British Art Center copy is hand-colored. Armorial bookplate: R.N.H. Moore Stevens. Embossed label: The Sporting Gallery (Middleburg, Virginia).
A depiction of John Jorrocks (from Robert Surtees' Jorrocks jaunts and jollities), returned from a run with the hounds, seated fireside.
Subject Terms:
Sporting prints.
Surtees, Robert Smith, 1805-1864. Jorrock's jaunts and jollities -- Illustrations.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1843.
Contributors:
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
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