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Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784–1851

A steeplechase.

London : Published by S. & J. Fuller, 1832.
Physical Description:
6 leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 43 x 55 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2011 19
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Aquatint engravings by Charles Bentley; after Henry Thomas Alken.
Title and imprint from plates.
At the bottom of each plate is a verse from William Somerville's "The Chase."
Van Devanter, W. Checklist of books illustrated by Henry Alken, 81
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, p. 69
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, p. 26-27.
Siltzer, F. Story of British sporting prints (2nd ed), p. 60
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in dark green half morocco and marbled boards. In dark red half morocco and red cloth sleeve.
Subject Terms:
Aquatints, Colored -- Specimens -- 1832.
Horse racing -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Horsemanship -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
S. & J. Fuller -- Publisher.
Steeplechasing -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Bentley, Charles, 1806-1854, engraver.
Somerville, William, 1675-1742. Chace.

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