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Creator:
Henry Thomas Alken, 1785–1851, British
Title:
"The National Sports of Great Britain," 1821: Owling
Date:
1821
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, mounted on, moderately thick, smooth, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 13 5/8 × 18 3/4 inches (34.6 × 47.6 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 8 3/8 × 11 1/16 inches (21.3 × 28.1 cm), and Sheet: 6 7/16 × 9 3/16 inches (16.4 × 23.3 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:
B2001.2.476
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
birds | building | field | landscape | men | owl | path | poles | sporting art | trees
Associated Places:
Europe | Great Britain | United Kingdom
Access:
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Publications:
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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:47212
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