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Creator:
Print made by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
after John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:

A View of Erith, Looking Up the Thames

Date:
1750
Medium:
Etching with hand coloring on moderately thick, rough, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/4 x 18 9/16 inches (31.1 x 47.2 cm), Plate: 10 5/16 x 16 13/16 inches (26.2 x 42.7 cm), and Image: 9 7/16 x 16 3/8 inches (24 x 41.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

collector's stamp of Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by Jno. Boydell at the Globe near Durham Yard in the Strand 1750. Price 1s. | A View of Erith, looking up the Thames. [swirled mark]"; lower right: "J. Boydell Delin & Sculp. | No. 9"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11097
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | barges | bathing | beach | boats | buildings | city | cityscape | clouds | coats | costume | dinghies | dogs (animals) | frolicking | genre subject | hats | houses | labor | leisure | marine art | men | nudes | oars | punts | river | rowboats | rowing | sailboats | sand | seamen | ships | shore (landform) | stairs | swimming | trees | walls | women | yachts
Associated Places:
England | Erith | Europe | Greater London | Thames | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30519
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