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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:

L'Orient 1776: Map of the Port of Orient

Date:
1776
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, brown ink, gray ink, red ink, yellow ink, gray wash and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, smooth, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 15 7/8 × 20 3/8 inches (40.3 × 51.8 cm), Sheet: 14 1/8 × 19 9/16 inches (35.9 × 49.7 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 13 15/16 × 19 3/8 inches (35.4 × 49.2 cm), and Image: 13 7/16 × 11 3/16 inches (34.1 × 28.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with black ink, upper left: "L'ORIENT | 1776"; inscribed in pen with brown ink, upper left: "A hotel de l'intendante | B hotel des vventes | C Logement du Capitoaine de port | D hotel du Commandant | E Bulangerie | F Grenier a bled | G Magazin au goudron | H Pharmacie du Roy | I Corderie | K Vieux B.occupee par differens,- | Employes du port | L idem. | M Jardin du Roy | N hangard pour travailler les- | mats. | O Corps de gardes | P Machine a mater | Q forges des Radoubs | R Terrurerie | S forges du neuf et plomberie | T Magazins des Vivres | V Bureaux | X Magazin des Pompes a- | Incendie | Y Cayenne | Z Magazin general | a Connellerie | b Magazin loues au commerce | c Depot des cables | d Garniture | e Le Cantrolle | f Fonderie; inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower left: "Fond de | vase | qui decouvre | a toutes les marees | Echelle. | 50. 100. 150. 200. 250. 300. 350. Toises.; inscribed in pen, with black ink: upper right: "RIVIERE DE PONT CORF."; inscribed

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright information
Accession Number:
B1984.21.63
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21028
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