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Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784–1851

Sporting notions / by H. Alken.

London : Thomas M'Lean, [1831-1833]
Physical Description:
6 pt. : all col ill. ; 35 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1479.A45 S66 1831+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Aquatints and solft-ground etchings after Heny Alken.
Date of publication from plates.
The original drawings for 12 of the prints in the present set are now in the collections of the Yale Center for British Art (Prints and Drawings, B2001.2.463-474).
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, 34
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 54
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-tooled red morocco, in one volume; wrappers to the 6 original parts bound in. Part numbers written in ms. Advertisement for 'The High Mettled Racer' by Alken on inside back covers of nos.1,4, and 6. Bookplate: Fitz Eugene Dixon.
Subject Terms:
Dixon, Fitz Eugene -- Bookplate.
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Horse sports -- Pictorial works.
Horsemanship -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Hunting -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Hunting -- Pictorial works.
M'Lean, Thomas -- Publisher.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1831-1833.
Soft-ground etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1831-1833.

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