A South-West View of the City of Bath, taken from a Field adjoining the New-Wells Road
Coloured engraving15 October 1787
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About the artist
Samuel Alken was an aquatint engraver of landscapes, topographical views and sporting subjects, after works by contemporary artists. He was born in London; the son of a carver and guilder. Alken studied at the Royal Academy Schools. As well as his aquatints, he produced some painted decorative compositions. His son was sporting artist Henry Thomas Alken.