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Creator:
Alfred Henry Forrester, 1804–1872, British
Title:

Original Frontispiece for 'Book of Ballads' (Bon Gaultier)

Date:
ca. 1845
Medium:
Pen and black ink, watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/8 × 5 3/8 inches (18.7 × 13.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Instribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "THE BOOK OF | BALLADS | Edited by | BON GAULTIER " . Beginning in center right" Illustrated by | Cronquill | Doyle | & | Leach" . Inscribed in graphite, lower right: " Alfred Crowquill. deln"

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Alfred Crowquill. del"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.22
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | caricature | chair | fez | Frontispiece | man | quill | text
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:18208
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