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Creator:
Henry Papprill, 1816–d.after 1883, American
William Adolphus Knell, c. 1808–1875, British
Title:

Her Majesty's Steam Frigate Cyclops, off Spithead, Under Admiralty Orders.

Date:
1857
Medium:
Aquatint, hand-colored on thick, smooth, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 7/16 × 30 3/8 inches (57 × 77.2 cm), Plate: 19 3/8 × 26 5/8 inches (49.2 × 67.6 cm), and Image: 15 13/16 × 24 inches (40.2 × 61 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paul Mellon's Collector's mark, verso

Lettered, lower left: "KNELL, PINXIT."; lettered, lower center: "LONDON: PUBLISHED MARCH 2ND 1857 BY ACKERMANN & COMPY. 96 STRAND | This View of Her Majesty's STEAM FRIGATE CYCLOPS, off Spithead, under Admiralty Orders, | Is with permission dedicated to SIR WM SYMONDS, SURVEYOR OF THE NAVY, by his obedient & humble Servants Ackermann & Compy. | Comanded by Capt. Horatio J. Austin, R.N. | THE CYCLOPS (the largest steam frigate in the World) was built after the Plans of SIR WM. SYMONDS. The Engines of 300 Horse Power, were made by Messr. Seaward, of Limehouse."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11850
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:31545
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