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Creator:
Print made by Jacob Hogg, active 1751, British
after Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801, British
Title:

John Howard, Esq. Visiting and Relieving the Miseries of a Prison

Date:
1790
Medium:
Etching and engraving on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 19 1/2 × 24 1/4 inches (49.5 × 61.6 cm), Image: 17 1/4 × 22 5/8 inches (43.8 × 57.5 cm), and Sheet: 20 1/4 × 25 1/4 inches (51.4 × 64.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Printed text, lower left: "Painted by F. Wheately"; printed text, lower center: "T. Simpson Excudt. | JOHN HOWARD ESQ. | Visiting and Relieving the Miseries of a Prison | Published April 9 1790 by Thomas Simpson St. Pauls Church Yard, and James Hogg No.52 Berwick Street, Soho, London."; printed text, lower right: "Engraved by Ja.s Hogg"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David Alexander
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1980.20.2
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
correctional institution | genre subject | historical subject | prison
Associated People:
Howard, John (1726?–1790), philanthropist
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:20228
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