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Going to Epsom Races : a ludicrious amusement, consisting of modern costume, characters, dandies, equipages, and horsemanship.

London : Published by S. & J. Fuller, Temple of Fancy, 34 Rathbone Place, 1819.
Physical Description:
1 print on 4 joined sheets : aquatint ; sheets end-to-end 6 x 180 cm, rolled (in wooden case) to 6 x 4 cm (scroll format)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF335.G7 E67 1819a Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Attributed to Henry Alken.
Title and imprint from engraved circular label affixed to the reverse of the sheet.
A variant issue is described in Abbey (Life 472), with title: Epsom Races : the Derby Day. The variant is accordion-folded.
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 472
BAC: British Art Center copy is in the original boxwood drum. Uncolored.
Subject Terms:
Epsom Derby, England (Horse race) -- Pictorial works.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Horse racing -- England.
Aquatints -- 1819.
Scrolls -- England -- 19th century.
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851, attributed name.
S. and J. Fuller, publisher.

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