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Creator:
William Ward, 1766–1826, British
after Thomas Stothard, 1755–1834, British
Title:
Sailors in a Fight
Date:
1798
Medium:
Colored mezzotint on thick, rough, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 5/8 × 19 1/4 inches (57.5 × 48.9 cm), Plate: 21 7/8 × 17 15/16 inches (55.6 × 45.6 cm), and Image: 21 1/16 × 17 15/16 inches (53.5 × 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 FIGHT. | To the British Navy this Plate is respectfully dedicated by their obedient humble Sert | John Raphael Smith"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13185
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:37723
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