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Creator:
Print made by William Clerk, ? 19th c.
after Nicholas Condy, 1793–1857, British
Title:

The Fire in H.M. Dockyard at Devonport on the Morning of the 27th of September 1840

Date:
after 1840
Medium:
Hand-colored lithograph on moderately thick, smooth, beige card
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/16 x 18 3/4 inches (38.6 x 47.6 cm) and Image: 12 3/8 x 17 11/16 inches (31.5 x 45 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Marked in blue ink, on back, center, collector's stamp: "Paul Mellon Collection"

Lettered, lower left under image: "From a Painting by N.C. Condy Esq.r"; lower center: "This Print representing the Fire in H.M. Dock Yard at Devonport, on the morning of the 27th,, of September,1840. | is respectfully dedicated to Rear Admiral Superintendent Warren, the Officers, & Men of the Dock Yard. | by their obedient Servant S. Saunders."; lower right under image: "Lithographed by W. Clerk, 202 High Holborn, London"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11254
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anchors | astronomy | barges | boats | buildings | dockyard | fire | flames | galleons | lanterns | men | night | ocean | punts | rowboats | Royal Navy | science | seamen | ships | smoke | soldiers | stars
Associated Places:
Devon | Devonport | England | Europe | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30754
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