- The City of the Pestilence
- between 1826 and 1852
- Etching on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper with cream chine collé
- Sheet: 11 3/8 x 15 inches (29 x 38.1 cm), Plate: 4 11/16 x 8 7/8 inches (11.9 x 22.6 cm), Sheet: 4 3/16 x 8 1/2 inches (10.7 x 21.6 cm), and Image: 3 x 7 3/16 inches (7.6 x 18.2 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on front, upper center: "not (not is underlined) to be [...] in"; center, on lower left corner of cream chine collé: "JB"; center right along edge of paper: "whose is this?"
Lettered, etched in black ink, lower center: "THE CITY OF THE PESTILENCE"; lower center right, very faint: "ETCH : "
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- arch | baby | bodies | bone | bones | children | city | cityscape | crying | dead | death | disease | historical subject | men | mourning | pestilence | plague | ribcage | sadness | sickness | skeleton | skull | stones | vultures | wall | woman
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Print made by John Bell, 1811–1895, British, The City of the Pestilence, between 1826 and 1852
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