Seasick Soldiers on a Ship / Military Humour / Henry Alken

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Seasick Soldiers on a Ship / Military Humour / Henry Alken

Ref: HEA/soldiers / LA91109


$240 - €211

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'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.


Height : 257 mm - 10.12 in

Width : 355 mm - 13.98 in


Heatons has clarified that the seasick soldiers on a ship / military humour / Henry Alken (HEA/soldiers / LA91109) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1819.


Mount grubby at edges

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