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Creator:
Anthony Cardon, 1772–1813, Flemish
And James Mitan, 1776–1822, British
after Sir Robert Kerr Porter, 1777–1842, British
Title:

Admiral William Sidney Smith and The Seige of Acre

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1804
Medium:
Engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 16 × 9 1/16 inches (40.6 × 23 cm), Image (upper - portrait): 10 9/16 × 8 1/2 inches (26.8 × 21.6 cm), and Image (lower - battle scene): 3 13/16 × 8 1/8 inches (9.7 × 20.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.6.P.308"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Robert Ker Porter."; lettered, lower right: "The Portrait Engraved by Anthy.Cardon--the Battle by Jas.Mitan."; lettered, lower center: "SIR WILLIAM SIDNEY SMITH. | SEIGE OF ACRE."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10232
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26289
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