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Creator:
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851, artist, engraver.
Title:
[Additional illustrations for Nimrod's The life of a sportsman].
Published/Created:
London : Pubd. by R. Ackermann, at his Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191 Regent St., 1838.
Physical Description:
4 prints : hand-colored aquatints ; sheets 15 x 22 cm, in mats 19 x 27 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK285 .N56 1842+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Prints
Notes:
Four hand-colored aquatint illustrations apparently intended (but not used) for the first edition of Nimrod's Life of a sportsman (London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1842.)
Imprint from Loves a bit of mischief and Being first entered to Vermin. The other other two prints lacks imprints.
BAC: British Art Center copy: Hand-colored aquatints. 1842. Bookplate: R.N.H. Moore Stevens.
Schwerdt, C.F.G.R. Hunting hawking shooting, volume 1, page 37-38
Contents:
Loves a bit of mischief -- Being first entered to vermin -- The debut, or, First attempt at the brush -- The first step to the coach-box.
Subject Terms:
Fox hunting -- Pictorial works.
Hunting -- Pictorial works.
Nimrod (Covert operative). Life of a sportsman -- Illustrations.
Sporting prints.
Stevens, R.N.H. Moore -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1838.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Sporting art.
Contributors:
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851. Loves a bit of mischief.
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851. Being first entered to vermin.
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851. Debut, or, First attempt at the brush.
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851. First step to the coach-box.
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