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Creator:
Daniel Lysons, 1762–1834, British
Title:
Memorial to Mrs. Hester Hill and Mr. Thomas Hill, Chelsea Church
Date:
between 1796 and 1811
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/4 × 10 5/8 inches (37.5 × 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "Chelsea Vol V page 108"; upper right: "50"

Lettered inside image in pen and yellow ink, center: "In the Vault under the stairs | that Leads up into the new Gallery, | Lyeth the Body of Mrs. HESTER HILL | Wife of Mr THOMAS HILL of this Parish, | who died Jan: 20th 1699. in the 63 | year of her Age. | In the same Vault lyeth also the | Body of ye above named Mr Tho. HILL, | who died Novbr ye 3d 1713. in the ye | 75th year of his age."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20281
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | historical subject | memorial
Associated Places:
England | Europe | London | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:16790
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