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Creator:
Henry J. Townsend, 1810–1890, British
Title:

Where the Bea Sucks. The Tempest, Act 3, Scene 1. Fairy in Hammock of Convolvulus.

Additional Title(s):

Where the Bee Sucks: Ariel, The Tempest, Act V, Scene I

Date:
1853
Medium:
intaglio print on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 x 5 5/8 inches (10.2 x 14.3 cm), Plate: 3 7/8 x 5 3/8 inches (9.8 x 13.7 cm), and Image: 3 1/2 x 5 inches (8.9 x 12.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "H"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "g"; lower right: "1" [encircled]

lower center: "W. J. TOWNSEND."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13207
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
branch | fairy | flowers (plants) | leaves | literary theme | moon | nude | play | sleeping | spirit | The Tempest, play by William Shakespeare | vine | wings
Associated People:
Ariel (character in The Tempest)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38120
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