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Henry Alken 1785-1851) - 1822 Engraving, Illustrations to Popular Songs



A hand coloured sort ground etching. Published by Thomas McLean, Repository of Wit & Humour, Haymarlet, London, 1822. Depicting: What's this dull town to me; I am a Country Actor And well I tread the Stage; Encompassed in an Angels frame; On board our trim Vessel; Her mouth with a smile; Mark a poor desolate maid; Strong Gin and other compounds; A Knight of a gay & gallant mien On wove.


The condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration and foxing as shown. A closed vertical tear to the lower left corner, approximately 7.5 cm long. Another tiny closed tear to the lower right edge.


29.4 x 20.4cm (11.6" x 8")
Sheet: 42.5 x 30.3cm (16.7" x 11.9")
Plate: 21 x 26.5cm (8.3" x 10.4")

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Code pk013
Artist Henry Alken 1785-1851)
Date 1822
Dimensions 29.4 x 20.4cm
Framed No
Medium Engraving
Style Illustration Art
Subject Illustration
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