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Creator:
Print made by Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
and / or Mary Smirke, 1779–1853, British
Title:

Interior of York Minster from the Nave Shewing the Screen of the Choir in its Present Situation

Part Of:

Collective Title: Smirke [Shakespeare] Album

Date:
undated
Medium:
Lithograph on chine collé laid down on thin, smooth, white wove paper
Dimensions:
Image: 8 1/2 × 7 inches (21.6 × 17.8 cm), Sheet (with flier): 10 × 8 1/4 inches (25.4 × 21 cm), and Mount: 14 3/4 × 11 inches (37.5 × 27.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, upper left: "This screen was designed by Sir Robt. Smirke R.A. | a long correspondence with the Dean and Chapter"; in graphite, lower right: "Mr. Smirke"

Lettered, lower center: "INTERIOR OF YORK MINSTER | FROM THE NAVE | SHEWING THE SCREEN OF THE CHOIR IN ITS PRESENT SITUATION"; lower center: "Printed by Engelmann, Graf Coindet & Co"; lower right: "F Mackenzie"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3577
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29630
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