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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:

George Anson, 1st Baron Anson

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
ca.1755
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 13 15/16 × 10 inches (35.4 × 25.4 cm) and Image: 12 5/8 × 9 7/8 inches (32.1 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol. 1 P.17"

Watermark

Lettered, lower center: "The R Honble. George Lord Anson. Baron of Soberton | First Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty Vice Admiral of Great Britain. | Admiral of the Blue Squadron & one of his Majesty's most Honble. Privy Council. | Printed for John Bowles and Son at the Black Horse in Cornhill."; lettered, lower center: "NIL DESPERANDU"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9757
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:29559
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