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Creator:
Richard Livesay, 1753–1826, British
Title:
Volunteers Receiving the Island Banner...at Carisbrooke 24 June 1798
Date:
1799
Medium:
Aquatint on thick, slighlty textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 1/8 × 23 9/16 inches (48.6 × 59.8 cm) and Image: 16 3/4 × 23 1/2 inches (42.5 × 59.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "C. N/-/-"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by R. Livesay Drawing Master to the R.A.[...]"; lettered, lower center: "To the Right Hon'ble LORD BOLTON, GOVERNOR of the Isle of Wight. | this Representation of the VOLUNTEERS receiving the ISLAND BANNER, presented to them by his Lordship, | at Carisbrook Castle, on the 24th of June 1798; Is with permission most respectfully inscribed | y his Lorship's much obliged and most obedt hble Servt. Richa'd Livesay."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11882
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:31599
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