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Creator:
Print made by Robert Blyth, 1750–1784
after John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779, British
Published by Robert Blyth, 1750–1784
Title:

An Aga of the Janizaries

Additional Title(s):

An Aga of the Janissaries

Date:
1779
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper, laid on mount
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 x 13 1/16 inches (40.6 x 33.1 cm), Plate: 14 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches (37.8 x 30.2 cm), and Image (oval): 13 1/4 x 10 7/8 inches (33.7 x 27.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, along lower left border of oval image: "Drawn by J. H. Mortimer."'; lower center: "An Aga of the Janizaries ~ | Published as the Act directs, July 19th, 1779, by R. Blyth."; along lower right border of oval image: "Etch'd by R. Blyth."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12028
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aga | beard | commander | costume | fez | infantry | janissaries | man | moustache | Ottoman | oval | portrait | profile (figure) | turban
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31633
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