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

Symptoms: of Promising a Vote, of Reminding an Elector, of a Bang up Drive in a Lunday, of Spoiling a Chicken, of Breaking a Hunter, of Reminding a Member, of a Convenient Memory.

Part Of:

Collective Title: Symptoms of Being Amused

Date:
between 1822 and 1827
Medium:
Graphite and red chalk on thin, smooth, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/16 × 9 1/16 inches (17.9 × 23 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "[of privileged?] up you, of [I'm you?] promised"; upper center: "of a bang up drive on LUnddry"; upper right: "spoiling a Chicken"; center left: "of breaking - A Hunter"; center right: "of [sir?] you promised of don't [?] of"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.571
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
embrace | fence | genre subject | horse (animal) | horseback riders | horseback riding | men | whip | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46939
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