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Creator:
Henry Roberts, c.1710–1790
after Thomas Robins the elder, 1715–1770, British
Title:

A South West Prospect of the City of Bath

Additional Title(s):

A South West Prospect of Bath from Beechen Cliff

Date:
1757
Medium:
Hand colored engraving on thick, rough, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 × 25 5/8 inches (40.6 × 65.1 cm), Plate: 14 3/4 × 24 3/4 inches (37.5 × 62.9 cm), and Image: 12 1/2 × 23 3/4 inches (31.8 × 60.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "916 | 14180"

Paul Mellon Collector's mark

Lettered, lower center: "A SOUTHWEST PROSPECT OF THE CITY OF BATH | To the Worshipful the MAYOR the ALDERMEN and COMMON-COUNCIL | of the CORPORATION of the CITY of BATH. | This Prospect from Beechencliff is with all due respect Incrib'd by their Oblig'd and most Obedient Servant. Thos. Robins | Publish'd according to act of Parliament March Ye 19 1757 by Mr. Sperens in the grove Bath & Mr. Leake Bookseller."; lettered, lower left: "T. Robins Pinxit"; lettered, lower right: "H.Roberts Sculp"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12962
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37502
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