Seasick Soldiers on a Ship / Military Humour / Henry Alken

Seasick Soldiers on a Ship / Military Humour / Henry Alken

Ref: HEA/soldiers / LA91109

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Description

'Having been but little time on board the Transport you DISCOVER that after your many lessons and long patience on riding you are but ill qualified to ride the Wooden Horse with any chance of comfort to yourself.'Hand tinted plate of seasick soldiers/naval officers originally from Henry Alken ; TALLY-HO, Ben Military Discoveries London: S & J Fuller, 1819. Misery in the Army / Military Discoveries or, The Miseries of campaigning in a series of seven plates being Hints to Young Officers. London: S & J Fuller, March 24, 1819. Image 257 x 355 mm + margins and mount.

One of seven RARE aquatint plates only three copies (all untinted cheaper version) in institutional holdings worldwide £185 rare tinted copy in wash line mount.


Measurements

Height : 257 mm - 10.12 in

Width : 355 mm - 13.98 in

Condition

Mount grubby at edges

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