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Coaching oil “Doing Collar Work” by Henry Thomas Alken Snr. (English, 1785 – 1851)

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Coaching oil “Doing Collar Work” by Henry Thomas Alken Snr. (English, 1785 – 1851)

An oil on panel of a coach fully laden with passengers and luggage following an incline as it approaches a thatched cottage. by Henry Thomas Alken Snr. (English, 1785 – 1851). The coach wearing the correct Royal Mail livery, black with red door and lower panels, Post Office red wheels, and The Royal Coat of Arms on the door with the name of the town at the end of the coach’s route. The reverse bears ink label “Coaching Scene A Alken Sen. Very rare old painting. Horses - "doing Collar work" up the hill”. Monogrammed and dated on the milestone “1815”. English, 1815.

This is a SOLD item and has been left in the Public Domain for research purposes. Images are available for public use with an acknowledgement to www.hamsheregallery.com



Medium Group: Paintings

Year: 1815


Breed: Coaching

Artist: Alken, Henry






Dimensions: 9⅞ x 16 inches


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