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Samuel Howitt, Hindoo Method of Taming Elephants

Howitt, Samuel (1756 – Somers Town 1822)? Hindoo Method of Taming Elephants. Elephant in the taming frame in landscape with trees. Aquatint in the original coloring. Inscribed: Published & Sold Jany. 1st. 1813, by Edwd. Orme, Bond St. London., otherwise as above. 7 × 9⅛ in (17.8 × 23.3 cm).

Tooley 225, 68. – From the 1819 2nd edition of FOREIGN FIELD SPORTS , Schwerdt I (1928), 177 ff.: “The coloured plates … especially those drawn by Howitt, are fine, both as regards draughtsmanship and colouring … (The book) is sure to increase in value … ”. – Highly instructive representation.

Offer no. 11,766 / EUR  91. (c. US$ 110.) + shipping


“ The method you describe sounds excellent. Please proceed … ”

(Mr. J. R. C., September 16, 2003)

 

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