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Creator:
Charles Rosenberg, active 1828–1848
after F. S. Martin
Title:

Conflagration of the City of Bristol, Taken from the Centre of Somerset Street - (Below) A View of the Gloucester Gaol..

Date:
1831
Medium:
Aquatint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 17 13/16 × 20 inches (45.2 × 50.8 cm), Image (upper image): 12 1/8 × 18 7/8 inches (30.8 × 47.9 cm), and Image (lower image): 4 3/16 × 7 9/16 inches (10.6 × 19.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "P4920"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by F.S. Martin. Brisol"; lettered, lower center:This View of the CONFLAGRATION of THE CITY OF BRISTOL, | taken from the Centre of Somerset Street, Kingsdown, | during the Riots on the Night of the 30th October 1831, | Is most respectfully dedicated to J.F.Sheppard Esqr. | Grove House Clevedon, near Bristol, By his obedient and HUMBLE SERVANT THE PROPRIETOR. | View of the Gloucester County Gaol, Lawford's Gate, St. Pauls, County Gaol. New St. Philips."; lettered, lower center: "St. James's, Bridewell, St. Nicholas, Christ Church, All Saints, Mansion House, St. Werburgh, Custom House, Excise Office, St. Johns, Toll Houses, St. Stephens, New Gaol, St Pauls.- Bedminster, St. Augustins, Cathedral, Bishop's Palace."; lettered, lower right: "Eng'd by C. Rosenberg, London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11932
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31705
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