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Creator:
Joseph Grozer, ca. 1755–1798, British
after Thomas Hardy, 1757–1805, British
Published by Thomas Hardy, 1757–1805, British
Title:
William Augustus Bowles, Chief of the Embassy from the Creeke & Cherokee Nations
Date:
1791
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 3/4 x 11 7/16 inches (42.5 x 29 cm) and Image: 14 3/4 x 11 5/16 inches (37.5 x 28.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "TR865 | c19139 (underlined)"; on back, lower right: "proof | 9/-"; in brown ink, on back, lower right: "53853"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Printed by T Hardy"; lower center: "WILLIAM AUGUSTUS BOWLES | Chief of the Embassy from the Creek & Cherokee Nations. | Published as the Act directs, March, 26. 1791. by T. Hardy, No 4 Great Marlborough Street."; lower right: "Engrav'd by I Grozer"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Transfer from the Yale University Library and the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.318
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aigrette | armband | band (collar) | cloak | feathers | hat | jewel | man | Native American | portrait | ruffles | satchel | wampum
Associated People:
Bowles, William Augustus (1763–1805), American adventurer and director general of the Creek nation
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37859
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