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Epsom Races : the Derby Day.

Additional Title(s):

Going to Epsom Races

London : Published by S. & J. Fuller, at their Sporting Gallery, 34, Rathbone Place, [1819]
Physical Description:
1 print on 4 joined sheets : hand-colored aquatint ; sheets end-to-end 6 x 180 cm, acordion folded to 6 x 13 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF335.G7 E67 1819
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 472
Attributed to Henry Alken.
Date of publication from Abbey.
Cover title: Going to Epsom Races.
Title and imprint from front paste-down.
A variant issue was issued in scroll format (in wooden case), with title: Going to Epsom Races : a ludicrious amusement, consisting of modern costume, characters, dandies, equipages, and horsemanship.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's original green cloth in green cloth slip case. Folder and slip case with racing design stamped in gilt. Publisher's advertisements on rear pastedown.
"A panoramic view, fifteen feet in length, comprising the road, with its diversified and amusing incidents, consisting of costume, character, moden equipage, and London conveyance ..."--Front pastedown.
Subject Terms:
Epsom Derby, England (Horse race) -- Pictorial works.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Horse racing -- England.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1819.
Accordion fold format (Binding)
Publishers' advertisements.
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851, attributed name.
S. and J. Fuller, publisher.

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