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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: 15 7/8 x 12 11/16 inches (40.3 x 32.3 cm), Plate: 14 15/16 x 11 15/16 inches (37.9 x 30.4 cm), and Image (oval): 13 5/16 x 10 7/8 inches (33.8 x 27.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, along lower left border of oval image: "Drawn by Mortimer."; lower center: "Published as the Act directs, Augt. 9th. 1779. by R. Blyth."; along lower right border of oval image: "Etched by R. Blyth."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12033
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | commander | costume | fez | infantry | man | Ottoman | oval | portrait | profile (figure) | turban
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31638
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