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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist
Printed by John Bowles, 1701–1779, British
Published by John Bowles, 1701–1779, British
Title:
The South Sea House
Date:
between 1720 and 1728
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 7/16 x 19 3/4 inches (36.7 x 50.1 cm), Plate: 13 7/16 x 18 11/16 inches (34.2 x 47.4 cm), and Image: 12 13/16 x 18 1/8 inches (32.6 x 46 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in orange ink, on back, lower left: "Pag A0"

Lettered in black ink, upper center, within image, in banner: "THE SOUTH SEA HOUSE in Bishopsgate Street"; lower center: "London Printed and Sold by John Bowles at the black Horse in Cornhill."; lower right: "Bowles Sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9656
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | architectural subject | architecture | buildings | capes (outerwear) | carriage | child | cityscape | clouds | columns (architectural elements) | costume | dog (animal) | dresses | fan | fences | genre subject | hats | horse (animal) | men | pillars | road | street | tricornes | walking | walking sticks | wheels | windows | women
Associated Places:
Bishopsgate | City of London | England | Greater London | London | South Sea House | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25857
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