A Tiger Prowling Through a Village. Un Tigre Traversant un Village, en Hurlant Quete. [Plate XII from ORIENTAL FIELD SPORTS 1805-1807]. INDIA - TIGER - FOLIO EDITION AQUATINT.
A Tiger Prowling Through a Village. Un Tigre Traversant un Village, en Hurlant Quete. [Plate XII from ORIENTAL FIELD SPORTS 1805-1807]

A Tiger Prowling Through a Village. Un Tigre Traversant un Village, en Hurlant Quete. [Plate XII from ORIENTAL FIELD SPORTS 1805-1807]

Howitt, Samuel (illus) from the design by Thomas Williamson). Engraved by H. Merke.
London. Edward Orme. April 1, 1806.
Color aquatint, 13 1/4 x 17 1/2 inches on sheet 19 x 23 3/4 inches. 2 inch tear to right edge (repaired with older tape on verso), binding holes along left edge, 1/4 x 3/4 inch chip to upper right edge, a few soft creases to outer margins; all well outside image area. Image clean and bright; overall very good condition. Watermark: E & P 1804. An exquisitely printed image, plate number XII,from the folio (first) edition, Part 13 of Captain Thomas Williamson and Samuel Howett's "Oriental Field Sports." A richly colored, atmospheric image of a tiger stealing into a cattle pen with a full moon emerging from a cloudy sky. Delineated by Samuel Howitt "from the original design of Captain Thomas Williamson." Smaller and less expensive editions of this work were published. Item #56287

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