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Creator:
Print made by George Cuitt, 1779–1854, British
Title:

Presented by the Officers

Additional Title(s):

Inscription on the Reverse Side of the Vase. Presented by the Officers, Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of the Earl of Chester's Legion to their Colonel Sir John Fleming Leicester Bart. October 22, 1813"

Date:
after 1813
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper with gray chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 3/4 x 12 13/16 inches (47.6 x 32.5 cm), Plate: 18 3/8 x 12 3/8 inches (46.6 x 31.5 cm), Sheet (chine collé): 18 1/8 x 12 1/16 inches (46 x 30.7 cm), and Image: 14 11/16 x 5 3/16 inches (37.3 x 13.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower center: "INSCRIPTION on the reverse SIDE of the VASE. | Presented | By the Officers Noncommissioned Officersand Privates of the | EARL of CHESTER'S LEGION to their COLONEL Sir John Fleming Leicester Bart. | In Tesimony of their Great Regard | And | As a just Tribute to his Active and unceasing Zeal and Attention | towards them on all Occasions | October 22d 1813."; lower left: "Drawn and Etched by G. Cuitt. | 1814"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11334
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
crest | crosses (motifs) | feathers | festoons | flowers (plants) | garlands | insignia | monument | sculpture | sphinxes | statue | still life | vase | vessel
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30703
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