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Creator:
Print made by John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
after Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734–1797, British, active in Italy (1773–75)
Title:
Children of Walter Synnot
Date:
1782
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slighlty textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 27 1/8 × 15 3/4 inches (68.9 × 40 cm), Plate: 19 3/4 × 13 7/8 inches (50.2 × 35.2 cm), and Image: 17 3/4 × 13 7/8 inches (45.1 × 35.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image, lower left: "\"Engraved by J.R. Smith from an Original Picture of J. Wright of Derby | Children of Walter Synnot Esqe | London Publish'd April 25 1782 by J.R. Smith, No.83, opposite the Pantheon, Oxford Street"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.697
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Art in Focus : Joseph Wright and the Spectacle of Science (Yale Center for British Art, 2007-03-30 - 2007-06-11)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22394
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