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Creator:
Charles Rosenberg, active 1790–1820
OR Charles Rosenberg, active 1828–1848
Title:

The Boats of His Majesty's Sloop 'Procris' Attacking and Capturing off the Coast of Java on 31st of July 1837

Additional Title(s):

Invasion of Java in 1811, by HMS Sloop, Procris

Date:
1837
Medium:
Engraving on medium, smooth, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 9/16 × 25 5/16 inches (47.1 × 64.3 cm), Plate: 16 3/8 × 22 13/16 inches (41.6 × 57.9 cm), and Image: 13 5/16 × 19 11/16 inches (33.8 × 50 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "BM | M10552"

Watermark: "J Whatman | Turkey Mill"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by W.J. HUGGINS, Marine Painter to HIs Majesty"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by C. ROSENBERG."; lettered, lower center: "The Boats of His Majesy's Sloop PROCRIS. containing Ninety Officers, Seamen and Soldiers, commanded by CAPTAIN ROBERT MAUNSELL, attacking and Capturing off the Coast of Java on the 31st day of July, 1811, Six French Gunboats, mouting each one Thirty two and one Eighteen Pounder and manned with upwards of three hundred Sailors and Soldiers | This print is respectfully dedicated to the Captain by his obedient Servant W.J. Huggins."; lettered, lower left: "--and Published for the Proprietor April 1837"; lettered, lower right: "at 105, Leadenhall Street, London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11800
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:31477
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