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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (probably, engraved)

  • Date:

    18th century - 19th century (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    29638:47

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 2, box B

Physical description

Hare coursing. A man mounted on a bay pony, with two men on foot and two sighthounds moving towards the left of the image, on open moorland. The man on horseback is holding a long whip and the man walking before him is carrying a long stick in his right hand and has raised his left hand to alert the rest of the group. In the background to the right of the image a small tent, a man on horseback and further figures can be seen. In the bottom-left corner of the foreground, a rabbit or hare is hiding beneath some foliage.
On the verso there is an imprint of lines of text from another sheet, suggesting that this print was removed from a book containing text.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (probably, engraved)

Date

18th century - 19th century (engraved)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 10.1-10.2 cm sheet, Width: 16.2-16.3 cm sheet, Height: 9.9-10 cm image

Descriptive line

Hare coursing. A man on horseback and two men on foot with two sighthounds on open moorland. Engraving print on paper. Anonymous. 18th-19th century.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Hare; Men; Dogs; Hare coursing; Rabbit; Tents; Whip; Sighthound (dog); Hunters

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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