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Creator:
Henry Swinburne, 1743–1803, British
Title:
Plan of the Ports & Environs of Taranto, Italy
Date:
1777 to 1779
Medium:
Pen and black ink, gray wash and graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 11 1/8 × 16 3/8 inches (28.3 × 41.6 cm), Sheet: 8 7/8 × 9 7/8 inches (22.5 × 25.1 cm), and Image: 5 3/4 × 9 11/16 inches (14.6 × 24.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and and brown ink, lower left: "scale of two Italian miles"; inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "Plan of teh Ports & Environs of TARANTO. taken from that of Berger in the | Delizie Tarantine"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3869
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
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:29957
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