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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, eighteenth century
after Samuel Hieronymus Grimm, 1733–1794, Swiss
Published by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British
Title:

Welladay! Is This my Son Tom!

Date:
1773
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/8 × 11 3/8 inches (44.1 × 28.9 cm), Plate: 13 7/8 × 9 7/8 inches (35.2 × 25.1 cm), and Image: 12 7/8 × 9 7/8 inches (32.7 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Proof"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "#185"

Lettered below image: "From an Original Drawing by Grimm. | Published as the Act directs. | Welladay! is this my Son Tom! | 298 | Printed for Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No.69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.770
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:22465
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