Print: aquatint, col. Fores's Contrasts Pl. 1. 'Th

artist:
Henry Alken
engraver:
J Harris, J
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Print: Detail of aquatint, col. Fores's Contrasts Pl. 1. 'The Driver of the Mail 1832' painted by H.Alken. engraved by
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Print: Detail of aquatint, col. Fores's Contrasts Pl. 1. 'The Driver of the Mail 1852' painted by H.Alken. engraved by
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Print: aquatint, col. Fores's Contrasts Pl. 1. 'The Driver of 1832', 'The Driver of 1852' painted by H.Alken. engraved by J.Harris. Published May 26th 1852 by Messrs. Fores, 41 Piccadilly, London. [mail coach driver with tophat, whip, cigar, outside booking office, Grace Church Street, ostler tending horses] [steam locomotive driver standing beside coal tender. fireman, 1st and 2nd class waiting rooms, basket of tools in foreground] each image: 32.8x 25.2cm. platemark: 41x60.2cm overall: 50.5x68.6cm

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1980-1041/1
Materials:
aquatint and paper
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Van Gendt, A.L.