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Creator:
Print made by Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
Published by Sayer & Bennett, 1725–1794, British
Title:
Burchell Reading the Ballad
Date:
1776
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/8 x 10 1/16 inches (36.5 x 25.5 cm), Plate: 9 15/16 x 7 9/16 inches (25.3 x 19.2 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 7 9/16 inches (22.3 x 19.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "#76(?#16)"

Lettered, lower center: "Engraved from an Original Drawing by Edwd Fisher. | London, Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett No. 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs 20 Dec.r 1776"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.913
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
ballad | buttons | coat | cravat | curls | holding | illustration | leaning | letter | literary theme | novel | oval | paper | posing | reading | The Vicar of Wakefield (1766)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22604
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