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Creator:
Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
after Thomas Hudson, 1701–1779, British
Title:
Charles Watson Esq., Vice-Admiral of the White
Date:
between 1758 and 1782
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 7/8 x 12 3/8 inches (42.8 x 31.5 cm), Plate: 14 15/16 x 10 7/8 inches (37.9 x 27.7 cm), and Image: 13 9/16 x 10 7/8 inches (34.5 x 27.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper right: "£20"

Lettered, lower left: "T. Hudson pinx.t"; lower center: "Charles Watson Esq,,r VICE ADMIRAL of the White~"; lower right: "E Fisher Sculpt"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11797
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
battery | buttons | cliff | cockade | cuffs | embroidery | lace | navy | ocean | portrait | posing | sea | ship | solemn | sword | telescope | tricorn | uniform | vest | Vice Admiral of the White | wig
Associated People:
Watson, Charles (1714–1757), naval officer
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31451
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