Original Aquatint Engraving - "A Match at the Badger"
Original 10 1/2 x 8 aquatint engraving, finished by hand. Henry Thomas Aiken (1785-1851) was an English painter and engraver, best know for his engravings of sporting pursuits. This work depicts the barbarous practice of badger-baiting in which a dog attacks a badger for sport. Two gentleman are sitting on a wooden crate, presumably holding the badger, while another gentleman is holding back a dog, and another looks on. The print identifies I. Clark as the sculptor of the etching. Bookseller Inventory # 016480
Title: Original Aquatint Engraving - "A Match at ...
Publisher: T. McLean
Publication Date: 1820
Binding: No Binding
Illustrator: Aiken, Henry Thomas
Book Condition: Very Good
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Barry Cassidy Rare Books
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AbeBooks Seller Since May 27, 2013
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