Author: Richard Blome (1635-1705)
Owner: Turan Basri
Found this hanging on a wall in a Tudor building. This is a coloured print of an engraving 'Partridge Hawking' from 'The Gentleman's Recreation' published by Richard Blome in 1686, who lived between 1635 and 1705. 'The Gentleman's Recreation' was a two part work, consisting of an Encyclopaedia of the Arts and Sciences and a treatise on outdoor pursuits for gentlemen.
With thanks to Turan Basri.
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