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

Bookplate: The Spalding Gentlemen's Society

Date:
1746
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 5 1/16 × 6 3/4 inches (12.9 × 17.1 cm) and Image: 4 11/16 × 6 7/16 inches (11.9 × 16.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "466B"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center left: "Vertue"

Lettered, lower center: "SOC.GEN.SPALDING.INSTITUTA.MDCCX. v.f."; lettered, center: "VICINA VRBES ALIT"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1346
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:23195
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