The Raking Hawk
Original Author: David Hunter Strother, artist; Unknown engraver
Created: 1851 edition
Medium: Engraving

The Raking Hawk

An engraving published in the 1851 edition of John Pendleton Kennedy's novel Swallow Barn, or A Sojourn in the Old Dominion, depicts a scene in which Bel, one of the main characters, uses a long cord in an attempt to control a marsh hawk she wants to train for falconry.