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Creator:
Henry Thomas Alken, 1785–1851, British
Title:

"By - he'll get to the Earth..."

Date:
1827
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper mounted to card
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 × 10 1/2 inches (20.3 × 26.7 cm) and Mount: 11 3/4 × 13 3/4 inches (29.8 × 34.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand top in gaphite: "By --- he it get to the Earths -- you at him Hanibal -- push him along Tom boy you [...] you [...] forward"; in artist's hand bottom left in graphite; "H Alken | 1827"

Signed in artist's hand: "H Alken 1827"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.408
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
dogs (animals) | equestrian | horse (animal) | sporting art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46079
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