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

Hussar with High Plume in His Helmet, Mounted on a Horse, With High Held Swishing Tail

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite and red chalk on thin, smooth, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 5/16 × 5 1/8 inches (18.6 × 13 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, upper left: "An English 2 [t?]ail'd Bashaw"; inscribed in pen with brown ink, lower center: "Learn to show your Charges well -- the better to show yourself"

Watermark: J W III

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.444
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
helmet | horse (animal) | Hussards | military art | soldiers
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46874
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