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Creator:
William Ward, 1766–1826, British
after George Morland, 1763–1804, British
Title:

Children Birdsnesting

Date:
1789
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 16 11/16 × 21 5/16 inches (42.4 × 54.1 cm) and Image: 16 1/2 × 21 5/16 inches (41.9 × 54.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "2/6"

Paul Mellon Collector's mark, verso

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by G. Morland"; lettered, lower center: "CHILDREN BIRD-NESTING."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W.Ward"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11984
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:31569
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