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Creator:
William Simpson, 1823–1899, British
Title:

Sebastopol, Sketched From The Deck of H. M. S. Sidon, Feb. 1855

Additional Title(s):

Sevastopol, from the Black Sea, Feb. 1855

Date:
1855
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache over graphite on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 x 20 5/8 inches (33 x 52.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Wm. Simpson | Feby. 1855"

Signed and dated in brown watercolor, lower left: "Wm. Simpson | Feby. 1855"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4381
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cannons | deck | equipment | flags | genre subject | gesture | landscape | marine art | mountains | ropes | Royal Navy | sailors | sea | seamen | ship | talking | Union Jack | war
Associated Places:
Crimean Peninsula | Europe | Krym | Sebastopol | Ukraine
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14200
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