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Creator:
John Hassell, 1767–1825, British
after Nicholas Pocock, 1740–1821, British
Published by John Brydon, active 1784–1806, British
Title:

View of Sion House from the Banks of the Thames

Date:
1799
Medium:
Aquatint and etching, with stipple engraving, hand-colored on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 9/16 x 20 1/8 inches (39.6 x 51.1 cm), Plate: 13 7/8 x 18 1/4 inches (35.2 x 46.3 cm), and Image: 11 3/4 x 16 5/8 inches (29.9 x 42.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "8556"

Marked in blue ink, on back, center, collector's stamp: "Paul Mellon Collection"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by N. Pocock."; lower center: "View of SION HOUSE from the Banks of the Thames, | Dedicated by Permission to her Grace The Duchess of Northumberland, by her much obliged humble Serv,,t John Brydon. | London Published Sept.4 1 1799 by J. Brydon opposite Northumberland House Charing Cross."; lower right: "Engrav'd by J. Hassell."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12179
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | boat | boys | children | clouds | country house | family | fields | fishing | fishing pole | genre subject | horses (animals) | leisure | manor house | park (grounds) | playing | reeds | river | riverbank | rowboat | sailboat | trees
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:32024
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