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Creator:
Print made by Elisha Kirkall, ca. 1682–1742, British
after George Lambert, 1700–1765, British
and Samuel Scott, 1701/2–1772, British
Published by John Bowles, 1701–1779, British
Title:

View of Bombay

Date:
1734
Medium:
Mezzotint, printed in blue ink on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/4 x 16 7/8in. (34.9 x 42.9cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "3092"

Lettered below image: "To the Honourable the Court of DIRECTORS of the UNITED-COMPANY | of Mercants of ENGLAND trading to the EAST-INDIES this View of | BOMBAY done after the Painting in the Court Room of the | Companys house in Leaden Hall Street is most humbly Dedicated | by their HONOURS most obligated | and most devoted Servant | John Bowles. | E. Kirkall fecit. | Printed for T. Bowles in St. Pauls <...> & J. Bowles at the black House in Cornhill"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11021
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:29533
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Morna O'Neill, Company Culture:, British Artists and the East India Company 1770-1830: October 16, 2003-January 11, 2004 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2003, no. 41, V 1199 (YCBA)


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