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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Bowles, ca. 1712–died 1753, British
after Thomas Bowles, ca. 1712–died 1753, British
Printed by John Bowles, 1701–1779, British
Published by John Bowles, 1701–1779, British
Title:
The Admiralty Office
Date:
1731
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 x 19 3/4 inches (35.5 x 50.1 cm), Plate: 13 5/16 x 18 1/2 inches (33.8 x 47 cm), and Image: 12 5/8 x 18 1/16 inches (32 x 45.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in orange ink, on back, lower left: "Pag 35."

Lettered in black ink, upper center, within image, in banner: "THE ADMIRALTY OFFICE"; lower center: "London Printed and Sold by John Bowles at the black Horse in Cornhill."; lower right: "Tho: Bowles delin: et Sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9658
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | architecture | banner | box (container) | building | cape (outerwear) | carriages | carrying | chimneys (architectural elements) | city | cityscape | clouds | coats | columns (architectural elements) | costume | dogs (animals) | doors | dresses | genre subject | hats | horses (animals) | lamps (lighting device components) | nobility | office | pillars | railings | road | square | stairs | street | talking | tricornes | walking | walls | wheels | whips | windows
Associated Places:
England | Greater London | London | Ripley Building | United Kingdom | Whitehall
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25866
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