A View of Hopping Mill, Ware
- Colored engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
- Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 15 9/16 × 21 3/4 inches (39.5 × 55.2 cm) and Image: 14 3/16 × 20 3/4 inches (36 × 52.7 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "15 1/4 x 21 1/8 | R4946"
Lettered, lower center: A VIEW of Hopping Hill Ware | On ye River Derwent (four Miles North of Derby) belonging to his Grace the Duke of Devonshire, to whom this Plate is humbly inscrib'd by his Graces | most Dutiful & most obed't Srvt. | J. Smith."; lettered, lower left: "J.Smith Pinx."; lettered, lower right: "F.Vivares Sculp. | 3 | Publishd Augt. 25 1745"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
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Matthew Craske, Joseph Wright of Derby : Painter of darkness, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, pp. 17-19, fig. 11, NJ18.W95 C72 2020+ (YCBA)