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

George Pritchard, Her Britannic Majesty's Consul

Additional Title(s):

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

Date:
1845
Medium:
Aquatint, stipple engraving, and etching with colored woodcut on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper, laid on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper, laid on contemporary mount made of thick, slightly textured, hunter green card
Dimensions:
Mount (largest mount): 16 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches (41.2 x 31.7 cm), Mount (inner mount): 14 1/16 x 11 5/16 inches (35.7 x 28.8 cm), and Sheet (cropped inside plate and image): 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 request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:28661
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