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Creator:
Robert Pollard, 1755–1838, British
Title:

Interior of St. Paul's on the Day of Solemn Thanksgiving for the Recovery of His Majesty

Date:
1790
Medium:
Aquatint, etching, and engraving on thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 18 × 27 3/8 inches (45.7 × 69.5 cm) and Image: 15 11/16 × 25 3/4 inches (39.8 × 65.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "53"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "K17234"

Paul Mellon Collector's mark, verso

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by E. Dayes. | To the RIGHT HONBLE. WILLM. GILL. LORD MAYOR. | The COURT of ALDERMEN and COMMON COUNCIL of the CITY of LONDON. | This View of the Choir of St. Pauls, on the Day of Solemn Thanksgiving for the Recovery of His Majesty, April 23, 1789 | Is most respectfully Inscribed by their obliged & obedt. Servant | Robt. Pollard."; lettered, lowr right: "Engrav'd by R. Pollard | VUE DU CHOEUR DE ST. PAUL, le 23 Avril 1789, | au moment qu'on y celebra les Actions de grace de la NATION pour l'heureaux Recouvrement de la Sante du Roi, | DEDIEE au Tres Honorable GUILLAUME GILL, LORD-MAIRE, ainsi qu'a la COUR des ALDERMANS, & au | Conseil Ordinaire de la Cite de Londres, Par Leur tres humble & tres obeissant Serviteur | Robt. Pollard."; lettered, lower center: "London: Publish'd June 24 1790 by R. Pollard, Engraver, Brayners Row Spa Fields."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11413
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30978
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