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Raby Pack. The Earl of Darlington's Fox-Hounds in their Kennel, Representing correct Portraits of the most celebrated Hounds, Also His Lordship's Huntsman, and Dog-Feeder, Sayer & Leonard.
Painted by H.B. Chalon, animal Painter to their R.H.ss the Prince Regent & Duke & Duchess of York and to H.R.H. the Princess Charlotte of Wales. Engraved by W. Ward A.R.A. Engraver to their R.Hs. the Prince Regent & Duke of York.
London, Published & Sold April 20 1814 by Edwd. Orme, Bond Street, corner of Brook Street, Publisher to His Majesty, & H.R.H. the Prince Regent.
Mezzotint. 535 x 645mm (21 x 25½"). Trimmed to plate top and bottom, with a few repairs to edges.
The hounds belonging to William Harry Vane, 1st Duke of Cleveland and Earl of Darlington (1766 - 1842) coming to eat at troughs in their kennels. The dog-feeder Leonard in centre wears top hat and waistcoat, the huntsman Sayer stands in the doorway at right. Hounds named below image, with arms bearing the motto 'Nec Temere Nec Timide'. A great British sporting print, first published 1809, after Henry Bernard Chalon (1771-1849).
Frankau: 235, II. Siltzer: pg.92.
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