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Creator:
Charles Grignion, 1717–1810, British
after Samuel Wale RA, 1721–1786, British
Title:
Britannia Allegory
Date:
between 1743 and 1747
Medium:
Line engraving and etching; letterpress on verso on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper (page in book)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/4 x 6 1/16 inches (15.8 x 15.4 cm), Plate: 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches (15 x 14.9 cm), and Image: 5 9/16 x 5 1/2 inches (14.2 x 14 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "S. Wale inv. | C. Grignion Sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.980
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegory | armor | books | child | goddess | lion | man | mythology | personification | prisoner | pyramid (tomb) | religious and mythological subject | scale (weighing device) | scythe | shield | tablet | tailpiece | war | wings | women | writing (processes)
Associated People:
Britannia
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37796
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