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Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851, artist.

Going home, apology for damage done / Hy. Alken delt.

Additional Title(s):

Going home, making a good blunt, apology for damage done

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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Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Numbered at top left: "Pl. 4." In the original series, the print was plate 6.
Cased with four of the five other plates in this series (lacking plate 3, Breaking cover).
The original print was titled "Going home, making a good blunt, apology for damage done" The words "making a good blunt" were subsequently effaced from the plate.
The original print appeared with series title "Hunting, or, Six hours sport" above the image. In the plate, it has been effaced.
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 Going home, from 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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