PANORAMAS Panorama of the Progress of Human Life, 1820
Lot 107
PANORAMAS Panorama of the Progress of Human Life, 1820
Sold for £400 (US$ 673) inc. premium
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[ALKEN (HENRY)] Panorama of the Progress of Human Life, Fashionably Display'd. Illustrating Shakespears Ages and Giving at the Same Time the Manners, Costume, Amusements, and the Field Sports of the English People, 35 hand-coloured aquatint scenes printed in panoramic form, engraved title and publication details pastedown verso, fine scene with some loss at end, 4 tears repaired, scrolling into boxwood drum [Abbey Life 474; Schwerdt III p.2], S. & J. Fuller, April 20, 1820, sold not subject to return


  • The sporting scenes (horse racing, cock fighting, boxing, etc.) are adapted from the images in Henry Alken's National Field Sports.
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