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Creator:
Print made by Richard Earlom, 1743–1822, British
after Hugh Douglas Hamilton, 1739–1808, British
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
Title:
Mrs. Gulston
Date:
1771
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 13/16 x 11 1/8 inches (40.1 x 28.3 cm), Plate: 15 9/16 x 10 7/8 inches (39.5 x 27.7 cm), and Image: 14 1/8 x 10 7/8 inches (35.9 x 27.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Mrs. Gulston, wife of Josh. Gulston Esqr. | a great print collector"; on back, lower center: "#23"; on back, lower right: "R 6109"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "H. D. Hamilton pinxt"; lower center: "R. Sayer Excudit | Published as the Act directs the 4th. of Decr. 1771."; lower right: "Richd. Earlom fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.536
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bow (costume accessory) | bust | cap (headgear) | cape (outerwear) | chair | costume | frills | lace | nobility | oval | portrait | ruffle | woman
Associated People:
Gulston, Elizabeth Bridgetta (1749/50–1780), printmaker, astronomer and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22226
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