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Creator:
Print made by John Bluck, active 1791–1831, British
after Augustus Charles Pugin, 1762–1832, French
after Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Published by R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 1764–1834, British
Title:
Water Engine, Cold-Bath-Field's Prison
Date:
1808
Medium:
Aquatint and etching with hand coloring on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 5/8 x 9 7/16 inches (32 x 24 cm), Plate: 11 1/4 x 9 5/16 inches (28.5 x 23.6 cm), and Image: 10 1/16 x 7 3/8 inches (25.5 x 18.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, upper right: "Plate 19"; lower left: "Pugin & Rowlandson del. et Sculpt."; lower center: "WATER ENGINE, | COLD-BATH-FIELD'S PRISON. | London, Pub. May 1. 1808, at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 101, Strand."; lower right: "J. Bluck Aquat."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Chauncey Brewster Tinker
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.6.53
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | architecture | beams (structural elements) | bricks | chains | coats | correctional institution | costume | doors | engine | fountain | genre subject | gesture | hats | illustration | labor | men | pointing | prison | prisoners | stripes | trousers | waistcoats | water | wheel | windows | work | workers
Associated Places:
Clerkenwell | Coldbath Fields Prison | England | Greater London | Islington | Mount Pleasant | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22844
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