Antique Sports Prints - Oriental Field Sports by Samuel Howitt (1807)
Oriental Field Sports
by Samuel Howitt
(England, 1807)
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These prints are from a very rare folio of drawings by Samuel Howitt featuring "wild sports of the East, and exhibiting, in a novel and interesting manner, the natural history" of a variety of animals native to this region including elephants, tigers, species of game, fish, etc.  The accompanying text is based on a manuscript by Captain Thomas Williamson.


Price per print: Print Only:  As shown
Matting Charge:  $25
Framing & Matting Charge:  $135
Dimensions: Print Only:  11 x 8 inches
Matted:  14 x 16 inches
Type of print: Original aquatint finished with hand-coloring
Year: 1807

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Hunting (No. 30010005)
Plate 5
The Hog at Bay

Hunting (No. 30010006)
Plate 6
The Dead Hog
Hunting (No. 30010010)
Plate 10
Decoy Elephants
Hunting (No. 30010011)
Plate 11
A Rhinoceros hunted
by Elephants
Hunting (No. 30010013)
Plate 13
A Tiger seizing a Bullock
in a Pass

Hunting (No. 30010014)
Plate 14
Shooting a Tiger from

a Platform
Hunting (No. 30010019)
Plate 19
The dead Tiger
Hunting (No. 30010020)
Plate 20
Shooters coming by
surprise upon a Tiger
Hunting (No. 30010021)
Plate 21
A Tiger hunted by wild Dogs
Hunting (No. 30010022)
Plate 22
A Tiger killed by a
poisoned Arrow

Hunting (No. 30010023)
Plate 23
Shooting a Leopard in a Tree

Hunting (No. 30010024)
Plate 24
A Battle between a Buffalo
and a Tiger
Hunting (No. 30010025)
Plate 25
The Buffalo at Bay
Hunting (No. 30010028)
Plate 28
Driving a Bear out of
Sugar Cane
Hunting (No. 30010029)
Plate 29
Death of a Bear

Hunting (No. 30010031)
Plate 31
Hunting Jackals

Hunting (No. 30010032)
Plate 32
Chase after a Wolf
Hunting (No. 30010033)
Plate 33
The Common Wolf Trap
Hunting (No. 30010034)
Plate 34
Smoking Wolves from
their Earths
Hunting (No. 30010036)
Plate 36
Killing Game in Boats

Hunting (No. 30010040)
Plate 40
The Hog-Deer at Bay