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Fox hunting scene

Fox hunting scene

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Title:
Fox hunting scene
Description:
Information from accompanying cards: A fore-edge painting appears on each volume both being sporting scenes. The one on Vol. II depicts a fox hunting scene showing mounted hunters and dog on the trail of the quarry. Fore edge paintings of sporting subjects are quite scarce.
Date:
(c) 1843
Format:
Paintings
Genre:
Watercolors
Fore-edge painting
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Subjects:
Fox hunting
Hunting dogs
Extent:
1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
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Terms of Use:
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Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred H. Wiggin, May 1951.
Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1843.
Notes:
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. 2
Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Identifier:
07_04_000113A
Call #:
RARE BKS PR3551 .M7 1843x v.2
Barcode:
39999063111809