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Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784–1851
Sketches of cattle : the whole illustrative of landscape scenery / by Henry Alken.
London : Published by S. and J. Fuller, at the Temple of Fancy, 34, Rathbone Place, [1819]
Physical Description:
[2] pt. : all ill. ; 28 x 45 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2011 52
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"This work will be complete is six monthly numbers, each number containing six plates"--Cover. Only two parts were published.
Cover title.
The plates in the first part are dated March 1, 1819; those in the second part are dated July 1st, 1819.
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, p. 32
Van Devanter, W. Checklist of books illustrated by Henry Alken, 67
Bridson, G. Plant, animal & anatomical illustration, D409
Subject Terms:
Anatomy, Artistic.
Animals in art.
Cattle in art.
Drawing -- Technique.
S. and J. Fuller -- Publisher.
Zoological illustration.
Drawing books.
Soft-ground etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1819.

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