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A gamekeeper trying to hush his dogs while he is kneeling and pointing his gun at a target in the distance. Reproduction of an etching by H. Beckwith after C. Hancock.

Hancock, Charles, 1802-1877.
Date
9 August 1836

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Credit: A gamekeeper trying to hush his dogs while he is kneeling and pointing his gun at a target in the distance. Reproduction of an etching by H. Beckwith after C. Hancock. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Description

The gamekeeper was in the process of controlling his traps, as the legs of a doe are sticking out of his pockets and he kneels next to a dead hare

Lettering

The keeper going round his traps. Engraved from the original picture in the collection of the Right Honourable the Earl of Egremont to whom this plate is by permission dedicated by his Lordships obliged servant Charles Hancock. Painted by C. Hancock. Engraved by H. Beckwith.

Publication/Creation

London (West Strand) : Arthur Graves, 9 August 1836.

Physical description

1 print : process print, with watercolour and gum arabic ; image 29.5 x 41.5 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 41528i

Creator/production credits

Dedicated to George O'Brien Wyndham, 3rd Earl of Egremont, of Petworth, Sussex

Language

  • English


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