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Creator:
George Johann Scharf, 1788–1860, British
after J. P. Hunter
Title:
Market Place, Wisbech Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire..., June 28, 1838
Date:
1838
Medium:
Colored lithograph on thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 11/16 × 22 13/16 inches (37.3 × 57.9 cm) and Image: 13 1/2 × 22 11/16 inches (34.3 × 57.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "P4437 | IR74/335"

Lettered, lower left: "DRAWN ON THE SPOT, BY JAs. P. HUNTER"; lettered, lower center: "THIS REPRESENTATION of the MARKET PLACE, WISBECH, ISLE of ELY, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, as it appeared on the day of the CORONATION of QUEEN VICTORIA 1st, June 28th.1838. | WHEN 5000 PERSONS WERE REGALED WITH PLUM PUDDINGS, ROAST BEEF, AND ALE."; lettered, lower right: "G.SCHARF, LITHOG."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11812
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:31489
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