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Creator:
William Ward, 1766–1826, British
after Thomas Stothard, 1755–1834, British
Title:

Sailors in a Storm

Date:
1798
Medium:
Colored mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 3/4 × 19 5/16 inches (57.8 × 49.1 cm), Plate: 22 × 18 inches (55.9 × 45.7 cm), and Image: 21 3/16 × 17 15/16 inches (53.8 × 45.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by T.Stothard R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W.Ward."; lettered, lower center: "London Published Apr.16.1798.by J.R.Smith King Street. Covent Garden. | SAILORS in a STORM. | To the British Navy this plate is respectfully dedicated by their obedient humble Srvt. | John Raphael Smith"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13184
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:37722
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