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Last NameAlken    
Given NameHenry Thomas    
alt. NamesH. T. A. ; Henry Alken ;    
MarriageMaria Gordon in 1809    
Children5: Samuel Henry Gordon; George (1812-62) ; Seffrien (1819-73) ; Alice ; Ellen ; Lydia Ann    
Year born1785 Soho, London    
Year died1851    
Place of deathLondon    
Father's occupationartist, sculptor, engraver Samuel Alken (1756-1815)    
Educationtaught by father & John Thomas Barber Beaumont (JT Barber)    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked for    
Patronageprintsellers S. & J. Fuller; Thomas McLean; Rudolph Ackermann    
CollaboratorsCharles James Apperley ; engraver John Christian Zeitter ;     
Techniquesanimal watercolor, oil painting, copperplate engraving, lithography and drawing ; caricature    
Archival sources    
Published sourcesAKL 2 1992: 426 ; Walter Gilbey: Animal Painters of England from 1650 (1900) ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ;    
otherSporting illustration.    

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