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Creator:
Print made by George Vertue, 1684–1756, British
Title:

Bookplate: The Spalding Gentlemen's Society

Date:
1746
Medium:
Mezzotint, stipple engraving, and line engravng on thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 5 1/8 × 6 11/16 inches (13 × 17 cm) and Image: 4 11/16 × 6 5/16 inches (11.9 × 16 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "466a"

Lettered, lower left: [...] | inv."; lettered, lower center: "SOC.GEN.SPALDING.INSTITUA.MDCCX."; lettered, lower right: "Virtue f. | 1746"; Lettered, center: "vICINAS VRBES ALIT"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1345
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
belt | bundles | crops | dove | flowers | goddess | heart | holding | mermen | muscles | nude | religious and mythological subject | shell | shield | sitting | star | water | waves
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23194
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