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Creator:
Samuel Hieronymus Grimm, 1733–1794, Swiss
Title:
A View of the Fire in Covent Garden
Date:
1769
Medium:
Etching on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 11/16 x 13 1/8 inches (24.6 x 33.3 cm) and Image: 8 15/16 x 13 1/8 inches (22.7 x 33.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "10/6"

Lettered in black ink, within image, lower left: "S H Grimm fec. 1769"; lower center: "A View of the Fire in Covent Garden the 20 of March 1769, done by a Neighbour."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1990.8
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | architectural subject | buildings | carriages | carts | chaos | coats | crowd | fear | fire | firefighters | firehoses | flames | historical subject | horses (animals) | ladder | men | sand | sandbags | smoke | tricornes | wagons
Associated Places:
Covent Garden | England | Greater London | London | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3109
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