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.
- 9 August 1836
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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
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.
London (West Strand) : Arthur Graves, 9 August 1836.
1 print : process print, with watercolour and gum arabic ; image 29.5 x 41.5 cm
Wellcome Library no. 41528i
Dedicated to George O'Brien Wyndham, 3rd Earl of Egremont, of Petworth, Sussex