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Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784–1851

Studies of the horse, and other animals, landscape-figures, &c. / by H. Alken.

Additional Title(s):

Alken's horse

London : R. Ackermann, Junr's. Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191 Regent Streer, may also be had at 96 Strand, [1841]
Physical Description:
29 prints in 1 volume : soft-ground etchings, lithographs ; sheet 18 x 26 cm, in volume 20 x 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF303 .A45 1841+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Foliation: [1], 24, [4] leaves.
Date of publication from Podeschi.
"Although it is speculated that this work -- with 24 softground-etched studies of rural and equine subjects -- was originally published in 1830, this particular issue -- with four extra studies of the horse printed by lithography -- appeared circa 1841. The imprint on each of the lithographs reads: 'London, Published May 1st 1841 by Rudolph Ackermann, Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191 Regent Street.' ..."--Podeschi.
Soft-ground etchings by and after Henry Alken.
Title page is engraved.
Bound in pebbled green cloth; gilt-stamped cover title within gilt-stamped oval frame: Alken's horse.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 137
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary green pebbled cloth; gilt-stamped cover title within gilt-stamped oval frame. Publisher's advertisements, printed in black on white paper labels, are pasted to the front and back pastedowns.
Subject Terms:
Animals -- Pictorial works.
Horses -- Pictorial works.
Landscapes -- Pictorial works.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1841.
Lithographs -- 1841.
Publisher's advertisements.
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.

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