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Creator:
Edward Francis Burney, 1760–1848, British
Title:

John Gilpin in the Uxbridge Passage Boat

Date:
1820s
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, blue wash, and brown wash on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/4 × 14 5/8 inches (23.5 × 37.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed below image, on mount in graphite; "An Interior view of a Paddington Canal passage boat. J. Gilpin. is suddenly aroused out of his | slumbers at the end of the journey by the importunities of the rival Uxbridge | waiters to land & give his orders for dinner. | D 1773/ E.F.Burney 1760 - 1848 | John Gilpin in the cabin of the Uxbridge Passage Boat or the Paddington Canal being importuned at | Uxbridge wharf by the rival waiters of the Blue Boar & the Golden Fleece. | Inscribed on reverse PL. XIV and has probably been engraved. LGD"; lower right: "Repr. Architectural Review, July 1949, p 30 A20"; inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Plate XIV"

Lettered inside image in watercolor, upper left: "UX | RIDGE WH | RF"; upper right: "UXBRIDGE PASSAGE BOAT | PRICES | BOTTLED | PORTER | ALE | TOB[...] | No Smoking | NB in the Lane | Cab[...]"; center: "GOLDEN FLEECE | Dinners Dressy"; center right: "BLUE BOAR"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5214
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14724
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