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Creator:
Thomas Major, 1714–1799, British
Title:

South East View of tLand-Guard Fort, in Suffolk

Date:
1754
Medium:
Line engraving on thick, rough, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 15 5/8 × 23 1/2 inches (39.7 × 59.7 cm) and Image: 13 9/16 × 23 1/4 inches (34.4 × 59.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paul Mellon Collector's mark

Lettered, lower left: "T. Gainsborough pinxt: | {In the Possession of Capt. Thicknesse | 4 feet 10 inches broad, 2 feet 9 1/2 high}"; lettered, lower center: "To the Right Honourable Lord George Beauclerck | Colonel of the Nineteenth Regiment of Foot, and Governor of Land-Guard Fort in Suffolk. | This South East View of the said Fort is most Humbly Inscribed by his Lordhip's Dutiful and most Obedient Humble Servt. Thos. Major. | Publish'd August 5th 1754 by T. Major Engraver to his R.H. the Prince of Wales at the Golden Head in Chandois Street near St. Martin's Lane London."; lettered, lower right: "T. Major Sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11619
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31278
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