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Creator:
William Watts, 1752–1851, British
Title:

Sheerness Dockyard

Date:
1803
Medium:
Engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 19 15/16 × 26 13/16 inches (50.6 × 68.1 cm) and Image: 17 7/8 × 25 3/4 inches (45.4 × 65.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Sheerness Dockyard"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "[?]/8813"

Paul Mellon collector's mark, verso

Lettered, lower center; "London Published March 1803 by B. B. Evans in the Poultry."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12169
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:32004
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