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Creator:
Frederick Christian Lewis the Elder, 1779–1856, British
Title:

The Fair Grounds

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 3/16 x 17 3/8in. (13.2 x 44.1cm) and Sheet: 5 1/8 × 17 3/8 inches (13 × 44.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite with various subject and color notes; inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper right: "D6-562"; in graphite, center: "Attached to | F. C, Lewis circa 1880 | by [...] Murray from a sketch book | at the B.M."

[Fragment of a Coat of Arms?/ B]; collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1320
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
dwellings | fair grounds | flags | street | tents
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10695
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