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Creator:
John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779, British
Title:

Choir and Orchestra (A Choral Band)

Additional Title(s):

The Concert

Date:
1776
Medium:
Pen and black ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/4 x 11 1/8 inches (21 x 28.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "ARP | 4 6 7 9 | Presso | [ . . . ]"; in pen and black ink lower left to lower right: "ENGL. | SWISS. | ITAL | GER. | PRUSSIA"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1347
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bands | books | caricatures | chorus | concert halls | concerts | genre subject | heads | men | music | musical instruments | orchestra pits | orchestras (ensembles) | singing | wigs | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11391
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