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Creator:
Louis Haghe, 1806–1885, British
after T. L. Hornbrook, 1780–1850, British
Printed by William Day, 1824–1913, British
Title:

His Majesty's Ship Britannia Returning to Port

Date:
ca. 1840
Medium:
Lithograph, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/2 x 18 15/16 inches (36.9 x 48.1 cm) and Image: 9 3/16 x 14 9/16 inches (23.4 x 37 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn on Stone by L. Haghe from Paintings by T. L. Hornbrock in the Possession of the Earl of Northesk"; lower center, text divided by coat of arms: "To the Right Hon,,ble the Earl of Northesk, G. C. B., Rear Admiral of Great Britain, Commander in Chief at Plymouth &c &c &c, and to | the British Navy. This Print of his Majesty's Ship, Britannia returning to Port, is respectfully Dedicated by his Lordships and their obliged and Obed,t Serv,,ts The Publishers. | Published by S. Saunders & W. Byers, Fore Street, Devonport."; lower right: "Printed by W. Day 17 Gate Street, London"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11766
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armed forces | boats | buildings | clouds | coastline | flags | genre subject | hats | hills | marine art | masts | men | observers | ocean | port | rigging | rocks (landforms) | rowboats | sails | sea | ships | trees | warships | waves (natural events) | wind
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31442
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