Coaching oil, the Leeds Royal Mail by Samuel Henry Alken (English, 1810-1894)
Coaching oil of a Royal Mail coach crossing landscape passing seated man with his dog by Samuel Henry Alken (English, 1810-1894). The coach wearing the correct Royal Mail livery, black with red door and lower panels, Post Office red wheels, and The Royal Coat of Arms on the door with the name of the town at the end of the coach's route.Signed bottom left "H Alken". Frame bears label for HENRY ALKEN Jnr. (1810-1894), being Samuel Henry Alken. English, circa 1885 Provenance: Leger Galleries, 13 Old Bond Street June 1969 Christies London.