British Proverbs

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British Proverbs
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Henry Alken

British Proverbs.

London, Mc.Lean 1824

Soft ground etching

Original hand colouring

210 x 255 mm


A selection of proverbs depicted by five vignettes. They are titled;

The horse thinks one thing and the man that rides him another.

God help the rich the poor may beg.

It’s bad sport that will not afford a candle.

They are poor hearts that never rejoice.

Drunken fools seldom take harm.