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Creator:
Henry Thomas Alken, 1785–1851, British
Title:
Illustration to R.S. Surtees', "Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities": Title page
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on medium, moderately textured, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/8 × 5 11/16 inches (21.3 × 14.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "THE | JAUNTS AND JOLLITIES | OF THAT | RENOWNED SPORTING CITIZEN"; inscribed in graphite, center: "Mr. JOHN JORROCKS | of St. BOTOLPH LANE AND GREAT CORAM STREET"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "HIGHLY ILLUSTRATED"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "1000.00 M" | L55.55"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "HRH. 10-30A."

Watermark: J Whatman | 18[?]

Signed in graphite, lower left: "H. Aken"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.528
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
celebration | drinking | genre subject | illustration | literary theme | men | table | text | title page | toasting glasses
Access:
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Dudley Snelgrove, British Sporting and Animal Prints 1658-1874: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1981, NE960.3 G7 B75 + Oversize (Mellon Shelf) (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46910
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