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Creator:
Print made by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
after Charles Brooking, 1723–1759, British
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:

Night

Date:
1756
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (unevenly cropped): 15 5/8 x 21 1/4 inches (39.7 x 53.9 cm), Plate: 11 7/16 x 16 1/2 inches (29 x 41.9 cm), and Image: 10 7/16 x 15 15/16 inches (26.5 x 40.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left, written sideways: "19"; on back, upper right: "£ 6.10.10"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Brooking Pinx"; lower center: "Night | Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, & Sold by J. Boydell Engraver at the Unicorn the Corner of Queen Street, Cheapside London 1756. _"; lower right: "J. Boydell Sculp _ | 67"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11117
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bags (containers) | battle | cargo | castle | coast | costume | destruction | evening | fire | flags | fort | galleons | gesture | man-of-war | marine art | men | night | rocks (landforms) | sea | seamen | ships | shipwreck | shore (landform) | smoke | walking | walls
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30539
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