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Creator:
Henry Aston Barker, 1774–1856, British
Title:

Siege at Badajoz

Date:
ca. 1813
Medium:
Pen and black ink, pen and red ink, gray wash and graphite on medium, sligtly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/4 × 12 1/2 inches (37.5 × 31.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper center to lower center: "Explanation of the | Siege of Badajoz | taken by Mr. Buford from the fort | La Picurina | now exhibiting in the large Rotunda | of | Henry Aston Barker's | Panorama Leicester Square | The upper Circle contains a | highly finished View of the | Grand Harbour of Malta | Admittance to each Painting | One Shilling | Open from Ten till Dusk"; lower center: "This Painting represents the state of our works, and the Town | about eight hours before the Assault, which took place at ten at night,"

Lettered in pen and red ink, upper right: "City of Badajoz"; lettered extensively with place names and numbered cartographic references

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20192
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:16744
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