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Creator:
Francis Seymour Haden, 1818–1910, British
Title:
The Breaking Up of the Agamemnon, no. 1
Date:
1870
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/8 x 18 3/4 inches (27.6 x 47.6 cm), Plate: 7 11/16 x 16 1/8 inches (19.5 x 41 cm), and Image: 7 11/16 x 16 1/8 inches (19.5 x 41 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Marked in blue ink, lower left on back: "HM" stamped in monogram (this is the collector's mark of Howard Mansfield)

Lettered lower left within image: "Seymour Haden 1870"

Signed in graphite, lower right below image: "Seymour Haden" (partially underlined); not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Yale University Art Gallery Collection; Gift of Mrs. Howard Mansfield
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.320
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | boats | cargo vessels | cityscape | clouds | containers | domes | dreadnought | estuary | flag | harbour | hospital | marine art | masts | moon | mooring | navy | posts | rigging | river | ropes | sails | sea | ships | warships | water | waves (natural events)
Associated Places:
Deptford | England | Europe | Greater London | Greenwich | Thames | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37959
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