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Creator:
James Miller, active 1773–1814
Title:

Fountain's Boarding School, Marylebone

Date:
1780
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper, laid down on a contemporary mount
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/4 x 14 13/16in. (24.8 x 37.6cm), Sheet: 9 3/4 × 14 7/8 inches (24.8 × 37.8 cm), and Mount: 10 × 15 1/4 inches (25.4 × 38.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, upper center: "The West Front of Fountain's Boarding School, High Street, Marylebone 1780-/ N.B. (since taken down)."; in graphite, center: "marylebne manor house/ J. Miller."

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower right: "James Miller Deft. | 1780"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4161
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boarding school | camels (mammals) | genre subject | street | students | trees | weathervane
Associated Places:
England | Europe | London | Marylebone | United Kingdom | Westminster
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11182
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