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

"The National Sports of Great Britain" 1821: Badger Catching

Date:
1821
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, mounted on, moderately thick, smooth, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 14 1/2 × 19 5/16 inches (36.8 × 49.1 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 11 1/16 × 15 1/4 inches (28.1 × 38.7 cm), and Sheet: 9 1/4 × 13 7/16 inches (23.5 × 34.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed in graphite, lower left: "H Alken"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.475
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
badger (animal) | bushes | catching | dog (animal) | hill | hunters | hunting | landscape | men | sporting art | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47211
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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)


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