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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, eighteenth century
Published by Sayer & Bennett, 1725–1794, British
Title:
The Bottle Companions
Date:
1775
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/4 × 11 inches (38.7 × 27.9 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 on verso in graphite, lower center: "166"

Lettered inside image, center: "Port | Claret"; below image: "The Bottle Companions - Les Compagnons de la Boteille. | London Printed for R Sayer & J Bennett No.53 Fleet Street as the Act directs 1 August 1775."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.801
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22494
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