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Henry Alken

(1785—1851)


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 (1785–1851) English sporting artist, illustrator, and caricaturist.

Alken’s best-known work, The National Sports of Great Britain (1821), consisted of 50 aquatints depicting a wide range of sports. His Sketchbook (1823) and Sporting Scrapbook (1824) were also influential.

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