London, Published by T, Mc.Lean, Jany. 1. 1820.
Hand-coloured aquatint, Arthur Ackermann framed. Visible sheet area 197 x 254mm. 7¾ x 10". Frame 394 x 439mm. 15½ x 17¼".
Two gentlemen in long reeds at left, one shooting a bittern in the sky at right, one dog barking at the shot bird, preparing to retrieve it, and the other running away; windmills seen in the far background and a flock of swans flying overhead. Plate 33 from 'National Sports of Great Britain'.
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