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Creator:
Henry Swinburne, 1743–1803, British
Title:

The Most Considerable Remains of the Walls of Gnatia

Part Of:

Collective Title: Collection of Sketches by Henry Swinburne

Date:
1777 to 1778
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, over graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream, wove paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 16 3/8 × 11 1/8 inches (41.6 × 28.3 cm), Sheet: 5 9/16 × 8 13/16 inches (14.1 × 22.4 cm), and Image: 4 13/16 × 8 3/4 inches (12.2 × 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Iinscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "The most considerable remains of the walls of GNATIA. Eight yards thick at this rampart."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3945
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:30039
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