Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Hawk Perched on Gauntlet of a Falconer]

Artist:
Unknown (British)
Date:
1855
Medium:
Ambrotype
Dimensions:
Image: 10.8 x 8.3 cm (4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2004
Accession Number:
2004.216
Not on view
William Brodrick, England; [?]; [Charles Schwartz, Ltd, New York]

According to the vendor, this photograph was once in the collection of William Brodrick, the British falconer who wrote with Francis Salvin the definitive book on the subject, Falconry in the British Isles (1855).
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