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William Henry Harriott, active 1811, died 1839

Entrance to Brentford

Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor, graphite, and pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Sheet: 11 7/8 × 16 1/8 inches (30.2 × 41 cm)

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"

Collector's mark, verso: Paul Mellon

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:
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IIIF Manifest:

Roads to Rails - Revolution in British Transport (Yale Center for British Art, 1992-04-15 - 1992-06-28) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Elisabeth Fairman, Roads to rails : revolution in British transport, , New Haven, CT, 1992, p. 10, no. 59, HE243 .F25 1992 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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