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Creator:
Print made by George Baxter, 1804–1867
Title:

George Pritchard, Her Britannic Majesty's Consul

Additional Title(s):

George Pritchard, H. B. M. Consul at Tahiti

Date:
1845
Materials & Techniques:
Aquatint, stipple engraving, and etching with colored woodcut on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 16 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches (41.2 x 31.7 cm), Mount: 14 1/16 x 11 5/16 inches (35.7 x 28.8 cm), Sheet: 10 9/16 x 8 15/16 inches (26.8 x 22.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back of mount, upper left: "L25 (xed out) Lau"; on back of mount, upper center: "Fully lettered mount"; on back of mount, center: "aaa (written upside down) | Paid D[...] 7 +8 ("+8" encircled) | £15"

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "George Pritchard | HER BRITANNIC MAJESTY'S CONSUL. | THE SCENERY REPRESENTS THE BAY OF PAPEETE, QUEEN POMARE'S PALACE, | THE CHAPEL, & NATIVES RETURNING FROM A WEEK-DAY SERVICE. | [horizontal line] | DESIGNED, PRINTED IN OIL, & PUBLISHED BY G. BAXTER, PATENTEE, | 11, NORTHAMPTON SQUARE, LONDON."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10629
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
balcony | baskets | bay (body of water) | book | brocade | buildings | buttons | children | coat | fruit | interior | island | landscape | men | missionary | mountains | natives | palace | palm trees | portrait | sea | shutters | velvet | women | yachts
Associated Places:
French Polynesia | Oceania | Papeete | Society Islands | Tahiti
Associated People:
Pritchard, George (1796–1883), missionary and diplomatist
Pomare IV, Queen of Tahiti (1813–1877)
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:28661
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