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Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784–1851

A check, 12 o'clock, tipping for the swine / Hy. Alken delt.

London : Published by Thos. McLean, Repository of Wit and Humour, 26 Haymarket, 1823.
Physical Description:
1 printing plate : copper ; 26 x 36 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2014 65
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
At head of plate: "Hunting." The words "or six hours sport"
The print originally appeared with series title "Hunting, or, Six hours sports" above the image. In the plate, only "Hunting" remains.
Cased with four of the five other plates in this series (lacking Breaking cover).
Schwerdt, C.F.G.R. Hunting, hawking, shooting, I, p. 16
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, Alken 17 (p. 13)
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 32
Original copper plate used to print Henry Thomas Alken's A check, plate 5 in his series Hunting, or, Six hours sports (London : McLean, 1823).
Subject Terms:
Copperplates -- Specimens.
Etching -- Great Britain.
Fox hunting.
Horse sports.
Sporting prints.
Printing plates.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1823.
McLean, T. (Thomas)

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