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Creator:
Print made by Lydia Bates, active 1784
after John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779, British
Title:

A Choral Band

Date:
ca. 1777
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 9/16 x 16 3/4 inches (29.4 x 42.6 cm), Plate: 9 1/2 x 11 7/16 inches (24.1 x 29 cm), and Image: 8 1/2 x 11 inches (21.6 x 28 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Mortimer del"; lower left, within image: "PRUSSIA"; lower center, within image: "GER | ITAL"; lower right, within image: "SWISS | ENGL"; lower right: "L Bates fect."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.7.5
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
band (ensemble) | caricature | cello | chorus | church | double bass | eyeglasses | flute | French horn | genre subject | harpsichord | hat | instrumentalists | men | music | musical instruments | musicians | oboe | organ (aerophone) | performance | pews | portrait | sheet music | singers | singing | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19693
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