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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Boydell, active 1750–1751
after Charles Brooking, 1723–1759, British
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:
A Small Breeze
Date:
1753
Medium:
Etching and line engraving with hand coloring on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/4 x 20 1/16 inches (36.2 x 50.9 cm), Plate: 11 9/16 x 16 1/2 inches (29.3 x 41.9 cm), and Image: 10 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches (26.6 x 40 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "L"; in orange ink, lower right: "S4"; in graphite, on back, upper left: "166/I"; on back, upper right: "15 Gno"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Brooking Pinxt"; lower center: "A Small Breeze | Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, & Sold by Jno. Boydell Engraver, at the Unicorn the Corner of Queen Street Cheapside London"; lower right: "Thos. Boydell Sculp, Hanarden 1753."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11113
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
breeze | clouds | flags | galleons | hills | marine art | Royal Navy | sailboats | sails | sea | seamen | ships | Union Jack | wind | yachts
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30535
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