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Creator:
Print made by A. Birrell, ca.1770–ca. 1820, British
after Henry Raeburn, 1756–1823, British
Published by A. Birrell, ca.1770–ca. 1820, British
Title:

John Home, Esq.

Additional Title(s):

John Home Esq.r, Author of the Tragedy of Douglas

Date:
1799
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 17 1/16 x 11 7/8 inches (43.4 x 30.2 cm) and Image: 13 1/4 x 10 1/16 inches (33.7 x 25.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on front, lower right: "Vol.3. P.173"

Lettered, in black ink, lower left under image: "H. Raeburn Pinx.t"; lower center under image: "From an Original Picture in the Possession of Professor Ferguson."; lower right under image: "A. Birrell Sculp.t"; lower center: "JOHN HOME ESQ.R | AUTHOR of the Tragedy of DOUGALS, &c. &c. ~. | To his Excellency Lord Adam Gordon, this Plate is with Permission dedicated, by his Lordship's | much obliged & grateful humble serv,,t | And.w Birrell | Pub: according to Act of Parliament, May 9,th 1799, by A: Birrell, No. 53, Rosoman Street, Clerkenwell."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10005
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buttons | chair | clouds | collar | cuffs | drapery | jackets, dinner | landscape | nobleman | portrait | trees | trousers | vest
Associated People:
Home, John (1722-1808), Church of Scotland minister and playwright
Gordon, Lord Adam (ca.1726-1801), army officer and politician
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25804
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