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Creator:
John Linnell, 1792–1882, British
Title:
Ascent of Balloon from Burlington House, Piccadilly, from the Window at Mr. B. Palmer's
Date:
after 1812
Medium:
Watercolor, brown ink, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/2 x 13 3/8 inches (24.1 x 34 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower right: "Ascent of Balloon | from Burlington House | Picadilly from The Window | [?at] Mr [?B.] Palmer's opposite -after[...]"

Signed and dated in brown ink, lower right: "1812 | J. Linnell"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.440
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | balloon | entertainment | floating | genre subject | hot air balloon | house | mansion | sky | windows
Associated Places:
Burlington House | City of Westminster | England | Europe | London | United Kingdom
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Publications:
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Gemma Brace, Air Visualising the Invisible in British Art 1768-2017, Sansom & Co., Bristol, p. 21, fig. 8, N6764 .A57 2017 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2081
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