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

Panorama of the Progress of Human Life, fashionably display'd : illustrating Shakespears Ages and giving at the same time the manners, costume, amusements, and the field sports of the English people, the whole illustrative of modern characters in a series of many hundreds of moving figures.

Additional Title(s):

Panorama of human life

Published/Created:
London : Published by S.&J. Fuller, Rathbone Place, April 20, 1820.
Physical Description:
1 print on 3 joined sheets : hand-colored aquatint ; sheets end-to-end 7 x 457 cm, rolled to 10 x 15 cm (scroll format)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND497.A45 P36 1820 Copy 1 Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND497.A45 P36 1820 Copy 2 Flat
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
Designs by Henry Alken, the scenes being miniature adaptations of plates in National Field Sports.
Title and imprint from circular engraved label on verso of first scene.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 474
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Contained within original illustrated boxwood roller with engraved label reading: A panorama of human life. Published by S.&J. Fuller, Rathbone Place, London. Price £1.1.0.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 contained within plain boxwood roller, rolled to 12 x 17 cm (scroll format)
Series of 35 colored aquatint scenes depicting incidents in the life of a squire's son.
Subject Terms:
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851. National Field Sports -- Illustrations.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.
Manners and customs -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Illustrations.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1820.
Panoramas.
Scrolls -- England -- 19th century.
Contributors:
S. and J. Fuller, publisher.
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