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Creator:
Print made by Charles Wilkin, 1750–1814, British
after Sir William Beechey, 1753–1839, British
Title:

Here Poor Boy

Additional Title(s):

Children Relieving a Beggar Boy

Date:
1796
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 20 1/2 × 16 3/4 inches (52.1 × 42.5 cm) and Image: 18 × 15 inches (45.7 × 38.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "47"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by W.Beechey Esqr. A.R.A. and Portrait Painter to her Majesty"; lower right: "Engraved by C Wilkin"; lower center: "Published by W. Beechey No.8 George Street, Hanover Square, May 1, 1796"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.483
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beggar | children | coin | genre subject | river | Spaniel | stick | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22172
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