Songs: "When in death I shall calm recline..."

Henry Thomas Alken British
Publisher Thomas McLean British

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One sheet of a series of satires, designed as a song book. Composed of vignette scenes, each scene illustrating in a humourous fashion a single line from a popular song of the day. The imagery derives from hunting, shooting and horses, scenes from domestic life, fashion, town and country life, military and naval life.

Songs: "When in death I shall calm recline...", Henry Thomas Alken (British, London 1785–1851 London), Soft-ground etching

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