Hunter in the act of firing at a bird flushed by his dogs
- Hunter in the act of firing at a bird flushed by his dogs
Information from accompanying cards: A fore-edge painting appears on each volume both being sporting scenes. That on Vol. I is a picture of a hunter in the act of firing at a bird flushed by his dogs. Fore edge paintings of sporting subjects are quite scarce.
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
- 1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
- Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred H. Wiggin, May 1951.
- Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1843.
Title from accompanying cards.
Found on: The poetical works of John Milton : with a memoir, and critical remarks on his genius and writings, by James Montgomery; and one hundred and twenty engravings by John Thompson, S. and T. Williams, O. Smith, J. Linton, &c., from drawings by William Harvey, vol. 1
- Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
- Call #:
RARE BKS PR3551 .M7 1843x v.1