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Creator:
Thomas Wyck, 1616–1677, Dutch
Title:
Newgate Prison, the Fire of London
Date:
undated
Medium:
Black ink with gray wash and brown wash on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 3/4 × 5 1/4 inches (9.5 × 13.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper center: "R. Price"; lower right: "D2279"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5191
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
correctional institution | fire | Great Fire of London, 1666 | historical subject | prison | smoke
Associated Places:
England | London | Newgate Prison | Newgate Street | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Publications:
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John Schofield, St. Paul's Cathedral before Wren, English Heritage, Swindon [England], 2011, p. 216, fig. 6.1, DA687.S14 S34 2011 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14687
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