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Creator:
William Johnstone White, active 1804–died c.1870, British
Title:

Representation of the Festival for the Return of Peace

Date:
1814
Medium:
Aquatint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 20 3/8 × 24 9/16 inches (51.8 × 62.4 cm) and Image: 17 3/8 × 22 3/4 inches (44.1 × 57.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paul Mellon Collector's mark, verso

Lettered, lower center: "Presentation of the FESTIVAL for the Return of PEACE, as celebrated in the TUESDAY Market Place, of | LYNN REGIS, on Friday, the 22nd of July 1814. | Dedicated by Permission to WILLIAM SWATMAN, ESQR. Wagnor, and the COMMITTEE who framed the Business on that occasion, | by their obedient and obliged Servant, | FRANCIS GOODWIN, Architect, L[...]"; lettered, lower left: "Wm. J. White delt. et Sct."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11844
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:31534
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