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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:

The Wreck of the Nuestra Senora de los Remedios

Additional Title(s):

The Wreck of the Nuestra Senora de los Remedios (alias La Ninsa) a Prize to the Royal Family Privateers taken 5 February 1746 and Lost in November Following Near Beachey Head on the Coast of Sussex

Date:
1753
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 9/16 x 21 3/16 inches (39.6 x 53.8 cm), Plate: 13 3/8 x 18 5/8 inches (33.9 x 47.3 cm), and Image: 11 5/16 x 17 13/16 inches (28.7 x 45.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper right: "£6.10.0"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Brooking Pinxt."; lower center: "The Wreck of the Nuestra Senora de los Remedios (alias La Ninsa) a Prize to the Royal family Privateers taken 5 Feburary 1746. | and Lost in November following near Beachey head on the Coast of Sussex. [swirled mark] | Publis'd according to Act of Parliament, 1753. & Sold by J. Boydell Engraver, at the Unicorn, the Corner of Queen Street, Cheapside."; lower right: "Boydell Sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11121
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cliffs | clouds | damage | destruction | flags | lightning | marine art | meteorology | night | science | sea | seamen | ships | shipwrecks | storm | waves (natural events) | wind
Associated Places:
Beachy Head | East Sussex | England | Europe | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30549
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