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Creator:
William Westall, 1781–1850, British
Title:
Whampoa and the Canton River
Date:
1845
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink and graphite on medium, slighlty textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 × 22 1/4 inches (20.3 × 56.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Canton"

Signed and dated in pen and gray ink, lower right: "WWestall A.R.A. | 1845"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.1238
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | cottage | landscape | mountains | sailing | ships
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Publications:
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James Taylor, Picturing the Pacific: Joseph Banks and the Shipboard Artists of Cook and Flinders, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, London, p. 235, N8258 .T39 2018 (LC) (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12450
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