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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, eighteenth century
Published by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British
Title:

French Privateers, Cruising in the English Channel

Date:
1792
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/4 × 11 5/8 inches (41.3 × 29.5 cm), Plate: 13 7/8 × 9 7/8 inches (35.2 × 25.1 cm), and Image: 12 3/4 × 9 7/8 inches (32.4 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "139"; lower right: "1/5"

Lettered inside image, upper right: "London | Dover"; center: "London | Dover | Canterbury"; lettered below image: "Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles. | No.69 St. Paul's Church Yard, London. | 617"; lower center: "French Privateers, Cruising in the English Channel. | Published as the Act directs, 4 June 1792"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.756
Classification:
Prints
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:22453
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