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A check, 12 o'clock, tipping for the swine

Title
A check, 12 o'clock, tipping for the swine / Hy. Alken delt.
Publication
London : Published by Thos. McLean, Repository of Wit and Humour, 26 Haymarket, 1823.
Physical Description
1 printing plate : copper ; 26 x 36 cm
Notes
At head of plate: "Hunting." The words "or six hours sport"
The print originally appeared with series title "Hunting, or, Six hours sports" above the image. In the plate, only "Hunting" remains.
Cased with four of the five other plates in this series (lacking Breaking cover).
Summary
Original copper plate used to print Henry Thomas Alken's A check, plate 5 in his series Hunting, or, Six hours sports (London : McLean, 1823).
Format
Other
Language
English
Added to Catalog
August 12, 2016
References
Schwerdt, C.F.G.R. Hunting, hawking, shooting, I, p. 16
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, Alken 17 (p. 13)
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 32
Subjects (Local Yale)
Genre/Form
Printing plates.
Soft-ground etchings - 1823.
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