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Creator:
Daniel Lysons, 1762–1834, British
Title:
Memorial to a Poet, Richard Tickell from Hampton Church
Date:
between 1796 and 1811
Medium:
Pen and black ink and watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/4 × 11 1/8 inches (38.7 × 28.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "Hampton Vol XII page 80; inscribed, upper right: "244"; inscribed, lower center: "This Tickell was a Poet and held some appointment | in Somerset House. He came down to Hampton | Court and in a fit of insanity threw himself | from the upper apartments of the Palace, gell on | the pavement below and was kill'd on the spot."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20467
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17869
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