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Creator:
Print made by Charles Catton the elder RA, 1728–1798, British
Published by W. Hinton, 1785–1795
Title:

The Margate Hoy

Date:
1785
Medium:
Etching, aquatint and hand-coloring on moderately thick, slightly textured, gray laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to plate): 11 15/16 x 18 inches (30.4 x 45.7 cm) and Image: 8 1/8 x 17 5/8 inches (20.7 x 44.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, upper left inside image" "THE MARGATE HOY"; lower left inside image: "C: Catton . S"; lower center inside image: "London Published 19th Aug 1785 by W. Hinton No 5 Sweetings Alley Royal Exhange Cornhill"; lower center inside image, painted or inked over with black, difficult to decipher: "Pub May 10 1785 | for the Proprietors | by Tho Ravenhill | N 91 Fleet Street | London"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11208
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bags | baskets | boat | bottles | buckets | caricature | coats | drinking | food | games | ill | marine art | obese | ribbons | sail | satire | scarves | sea | ship | sick | spoons | sunbonnets | tricorns | ugly | wine
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30679
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