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Creator:
William Ward, 1766–1826, British
after William Redmore Bigg, 1755–1828, British
Title:

The Romps

Date:
1796
Medium:
Mezzotint on thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 18 13/16 × 23 1/2 inches (47.8 × 59.7 cm) and Image: 17 3/4 × 23 1/2 inches (45.1 × 59.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paul Mellon Collector's mark

Lettered, lower left: "Pained by W. R. Bigg, A."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav;d by W. Ward."; lettered, lower center: "THE ROMPS. | Publish'd May 1st, 1796, by W.R.Bigg, Gate Street, Lincolns Inn Fields"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11084
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:30113
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