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Creator:
Print made by Vincent Robert Alfred Brooks, 1814–1885, British
Imitator of George Baxter, 1804–1867, British
Title:

Ten Needle-Box Prints

Additional Title(s):

H. R. H. Prince of Wales, H. R. H. Princess Helena, St. Denis, View on the Rhine, Evening, Venice, Bourges, Fall of Lowdore, H. R. H. Princess of Wales, H. S. H. Prince Christian

Date:
undated
Medium:
Etching, aquatint, and stipple engraving with color woodcut on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 3/16 x 5 1/2 inches (10.6 x 14 cm) and Image (10 images, identically sized; span of all images measured): 3 11/16 x 5 1/16 inches (9.3 x 12.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "Dwff(?) | 92 (underlined) | O S"; on back, upper center: "Vincent Broocks | List Price £10 (10 underlined) | 40/- the set | £2-0-0"

Lettered in black ink, left, written sideways from bottom to top of sheet: "VINCENT BROOKS, COLOUR PRINTER."; within upper left image: "H. R. H. PRINCE | OF WALES."; upper center: "ST. DENIS. EVENING. BOURGES."; within upper right image: "H. R. H. PRINCESS | OF WALES."; within lower left image: "H. R. H. PRINCESS | HELENA."; lower center: "VIEW ON THE RHINE. VENICE. FALL OF LOWDORE."; within lower right image: "H. S. H. PRINCE | CHRISTIAN."; right, written sideways from bottom to top of sheet: "Chandos St., Charing Cross, London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10703
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | architecture | basilica | boats | bride | buildings | castle | cathedral | church | coat | coat of arms | columns (architectural elements) | costume | crest | curtain | dresses | evening | fringe | gondola | historical subject | horse (animal) | interior | landscape | marine art | men | mountains | oars | ovals | pillars | portrait | princes | princesses | river | rocks (landforms) | rowboat | royalty | sails | sea | ship | sunlight | uniform | velvet | waterfall | women
Associated Places:
Bourges | Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis | Centre | Cher | Cumbria | England | Europe | France | Italy | Lodore Falls | Rhine | Saint-Denis | Seine-Saint-Denis | United Kingdom | Veneto | Venezia | Venice | Île-de-France
Associated People:
Edward VII (1841–1910), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and the British dominions beyond the seas, and emperor of India
Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, Prince (1831–1917)
Helena, Princess (1846–1923)
Alexandra (1844–1925), queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and the British dominions beyond the seas, and empress of India, consort of Edward VII
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:28931
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