London, Published by T, Mc.Lean, Jany. 1. 1820.
Hand-coloured aquatint, Arthur Ackermann framed. Visible sheet area 229 x 330mm. 9 x 13". Frame 419 x 520mm. 16½ x 20½".
Gentlemen pigeon shooting. A man seated with dead pigeons holds a string attached to a box to the far right from which pigeons fly out of; a man holding a rifle poised shoots at the flying birds. Other men to the right stand ready to collect the fallen pigeons; three further men by the shooter. Plate 34 from 'National Sports of Great Britain'.
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