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Title(s):

The Bengal sporting magazine, or, Eastern miscellany of oriental field diversions, and natural history of the game denizens of India / conducted by J.H. Stockqueler ...

Additional Title(s):

Bengal sporting magazine

Eastern miscellany of oriental field diversions, and natural history of the game denizens of India

Published/Created:
Calcutta : Printed for the proprietor, at the Englishman Press, Vansittart Row, [1833-1842]
Physical Description:
20 volumes : illustrations ; 22 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK235 .B46
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK235 .B46+ Drawings Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Periodicals
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Sankhdher, B.M. "Bengal sporting magazine: India's first periodical dealing with sports and pastimes." In The modern review, Vol. CXXIII, No. 12, pages 927-930
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, A19
British sporting and animal drawings c.1500-1850, page 103
Huth, F.H. Works on horses and equitation, 118
ULS, 1, p. 637
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary tan half-morocco and tan cloth. From the library of Captain Frederick Parr (1806-1871), 54th Regiment; some volumes bear the autograph of "Mrs. Parr." Extra-illustrated with engravings, lithographs, and 48 original drawings. The drawings are by various artists, probably chiefly officers of the Indian Army or Indian Civil Service. A manuscript note in volume 1 states that the vignette title pages to each volume are "hand etched [i.e. drawn] by late Capt. Fredk. Parr, 54th regt. ('Junglicus')." Accompanied by 71 unbound drawings, most of which were lithographed for publication in the Bengal Sporting Magazine.
Subject Terms:
Horse racing -- India -- Periodicals.
Hunting -- India -- Periodicals.
Parr, Frederick, 1806-1871 -- Original art.
Sports -- India -- Periodicals.
Form/Genre:
Periodicals -- India -- 19th century.
Extra-illustrated copies (Provenance)
Ink drawings.
Watercolors.
Contributors:
Stocqueler, J. H. (Joachim Hayward), 1800-1885.
Rushton, William, active 1833-1863, publisher.
Parr, Frederick, 1806-1871, artist.
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