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Names
Alken, Henry Thomas (1784-1851) (Engraver)
Collection

Sporting sketches : consisting of subjects relating to sports of ... the whole illustrative of landscape scenery

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1817-08-01
Place Term: London
Publisher: Published by S. and J. Fuller, at the Temple of Fancy
Date Issued: 1817-05-01
Library locations
George Arents Collection
Shelf locator: Arents BIP (Alken, H.T. Sporting Sketches) 84-57
Topics
Sports
Great Britain
Notes
Content : Schwerdt describes original issue: 6 pts. (36 art prints, dated Feb. 1, 1817-Feb. 2, 1818) issued in paper covers numbered 1-6; advertisement on p. [2] of covers has date 1816. Cover title; engraved title (letters composed of sporting motifs): Sporting sketches / by H. Alken. London : S. & J. Fuller, Augst. 1, 1817. 'This work will be completed in six monthly numbers, each number containing six plates'--Cover.

Content : 'This work will be completed in six monthly numbers, each number containing six plates'--Cover.

Content : Arents copy: 6 pts. (61 art prints, dated Feb. 1, 1817-July 1,-1819), each pt. in dark buff paper covers numbered in ms. 1, [2],3-4, 8 [corrected to 5], 6; advertisement on p. 2 of covers has date 1818. Other advertisements vary. Covers repaired. The 6 plates in Schwerdt's pt. 1 are here in pts. 1-3; those in Schwerdt's pt. 2-6 are here in pts. 1-5 respectively.

Statement of Responsibility: By Henry Alken
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG84-B29407
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b10851877
UUID: f6e13420-c6d7-012f-72a5-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

  • 1784: Creator Born
  • 1817: Issued
  • 1851: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "[Running hounds.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1817-08-01 - 1817-05-01. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-368f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "[Running hounds.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-368f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. (1817-08-01 - 1817-05-01). [Running hounds.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-368f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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[Running hounds.]