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Creator:
Robert Mabon, died 1798, British
Title:
Necklaces
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/8 × 5 5/8 inches (15.6 × 14.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, center right: "A String of Green and | White Pearls | B Diamonds of an | Octagon form | C The Diamond is | larger then and of them | and hangs in the center | in this manner | D. E These two | are red"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22315
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
diamonds | genre subject | necklace | necklaces | pearls
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Adapting the Eye: an archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-10-11 - 2011-12-31)

Publications:
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Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 24, no. 14, V2359 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17642
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