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Creator:
Auguste François Laby, 1784–1860
And Jonathan Needham, active 1850–1874, British
after Mrs. McTerry, c. 1850
Title:

Sierra Leone

Date:
ca. 1850
Medium:
Lithograph on thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/4 × 27 3/4 inches (32.4 × 70.5 cm) and Image: 10 5/8 × 25 7/16 inches (27 × 64.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "Laby & Needham"

Lettered, lower left: "Singularly lofty Tree, growing from | a deep ravine, the stem covered | with the Quisqualis | Lin."; lettered, lower left: "Kroo Town"; lettered, lower right: "Wesleyan Chapel"; lettered, lower right: "Signal Hill"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10383
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:26450
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