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Creator:
Daniel Lysons, 1762–1834, British
Title:
Monument to Jennett Hamilton, Chelsea Church
Date:
between 1796 and 1811
Medium:
Watercolor, white gouache, graphite, and pen and black ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 7/8 × 10 1/2 inches (37.8 × 26.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "Chelsea Vol V page 107"; in pen and brown ink, upper right: "48"

Lettered inside image in pen and black ink, upper center: "NUNCIA PACI"; lower center: "Beneath this Monumt lyeth ye Body of JENNETT | The Wife of ALEXANDER HAMILTON of this Parish Gent: | Who departed this Life ye 9th of Septr 1716 | In ye 54th year of her Age."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20279
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | historical subject | memorial
Associated Places:
Europe | London | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:16788
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