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Creator:
Thomas Malton, 1726–1801, British
after Thomas Walmsley, 1763–1806, Irish
Title:

Lleweney Bleach Works

Date:
1798
Medium:
Hand-colored aquatint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 5/8 × 25 7/8 inches (52.4 × 65.7 cm), Plate: 19 1/8 × 24 7/8 inches (48.6 × 63.2 cm), and Image: 16 1/4 × 22 15/16 inches (41.3 × 58.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper center: "X20940"

Watermark: "J Whatman | 1794"

Lettered, lower center: "Designed by T. Sandby Esq: R:A: | LLEWENEY BLEACH WORKS belonging to the late HONBLE THOS. FITSMAURICE | Dedicated to the CORPORATION OF LIVERPOOL, by their humble Servant | T:Walmsley. | LONDON Pub'd Jany. 20 1798 by F. Jukes Howland Street."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by T. Malton."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10603
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:28470
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