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Creator:
Print made by John Augustus Atkinson, (etching), 1775–1831, British
after John Hill, (aquatint), 1770–1850, British
after Charles Hamilton Smith, 1776–1859, Belgian
Published by Colnaghi & Co., established 1760, active ca. 1785–1911, Italian, active in Britain
Title:
Military Costumes of the Reign of King Henry VI, 1447
Date:
1812
Medium:
Etching and aquatint with hand coloring on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 9/16 x 14 11/16 inches (26.9 x 37.3 cm), Plate: 9 15/16 x 12 15/16 inches (25.3 x 32.9 cm), and Image: 7 3/8 x 10 15/16 inches (18.8 x 27.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, around perimeter of image: multiple check marks; on back, lower left: "P. 46"; on back, lower right: "13 x 17 | red board | 15 | H3236 | 4"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "C. H. S. delt."; lower center: "Etched by I. A. Atkinson | Military costumes of the reign of King Henry VI. | 1447. | Pub. March 1. 1812, by Colnaghi & Co. 23, Cockspur Strt. London."; lower right: "Aquatinted by Hill"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.483
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armed forces | armor | coast | costume | ermine | flags | helmets | hills | horse (animal) | king (person) | men | military art | military camp | royalty | soldiers | spears | staff | swords | tents
Associated People:
Henry VI (1421–1471), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25468
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