C1824

And then, the Harness-horse; with fair round belly, and legs somewhat the worse, his eye by winker cover'd, and harness Stanhope cut, drawing a Tilbury of modern make, And so he plays his part:

Artist:

Henry Thomas Alken (1785 - 1851)

Sporting artist, engraver & illustrator. Born in London into a family of sporting artists. He moved to Melton Mowbray to train horses &amp eke out a livelyhood in decorating trays with hunting scenes. His success really began when he issued … Read Full Description

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S/N: SP-HOR-1824-ALKE-003–187158
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Full Title:

And then, the Harness-horse; with fair round belly, and legs somewhat the worse, his eye by winker cover’d, and harness Stanhope cut, drawing a Tilbury of modern make, And so he plays his part:

Date:

C1824

Artist:

Henry Thomas Alken (1785 - 1851)

Condition:

Trimmed to image and around title, small piece missing from right hand side margin.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

246mm 
x 205mm
AUTHENTICITY
And then, the Harness-horse; with fair round belly, and legs somewhat the worse, his eye by winker cover'd, and harness Stanhope cut, drawing a Tilbury of modern make, And so he plays his part: - Antique Print from 1824

Genuine antique
dated:

1824

Description:

Sporting artist, engraver & illustrator. Born in London into a family of sporting artists. He moved to Melton Mowbray to train horses &amp eke out a livelyhood in decorating trays with hunting scenes. His success really began when he issued prints under the name “Ben Tally Ho” in 1813. He died in reduced circumstance.

Biography:

Henry Thomas Alken (1785 – 1815)

Sporting artist, engraving & illustrator. Born in London into a
family of sporting artists. He moved to Melton Mowbray to train horses
& eke out a livelyhood in decorating trays with hunting scenes. His
success really began when he issued prints under the name “Ben Tally Ho”
in 1813.

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