Howitt, Samuel (1756 – Somers Town 1822). Shooting the Hyæna. From the wagon at the prey. Aquatint by Matthew Dubourg (fl. London 1808-38) in the original coloring. Inscribed: Howitt del. / Published & Sold May 1st. 1813, by Edwd. Orme, Bond St. London. / Dubourg sculpt., otherwise as above. 7¼ × 9⅛ in (18.3 × 23.3 cm).
Tooley 225, 78. – 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 … ”. – On Whatman paper of 1811. – Right below at the periphery of the image and in the wide white margin some foxspots.
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