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Creator:
William Henry Harriott, active 1811–m. 1839, British
Title:
Entrance to Brentford
Date:
1809
Medium:
Pen and black ink, watercolor and graphite on medium, slighlty textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 × 16 1/8 inches (30.2 × 41 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Entrance to <...> 1809"; inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, upper center:"Entrance to Brentford | from London"; in graphite, upper center: "The Entrance to Brantford | from the Star and Garter at Kew Bridge | WH HARRIOT | August 5th. 1809"; in graphite, center right: "D3528"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered in brown ink inside image, upper left: "STAR & GARTER | TAVERN. WM. IRELAND. | Dinners dressd. on the shortest | Notice. Neat Wines &c. | Lodgings for single Gentlemen. | AND FAMILIES. | NB. GOOD STABLING."; center left: "Ordered. That no Coachman or other | Driver shall stand with his Carriage for | any longer than is absolutely necessary | to take up and set down his Fare, in any part | of this Road between the four nearest Notice Posts."

Signed and dated on verso in pen and brown ink, upper center: "WH HARRIOT | 5 August 1809"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5445
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10302
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