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Creator:
John William Edye, 1760–1802, Danish
after T. M. Waller, active 1795–1797
Published by T. Whitewood Jr., active 1797
Title:
View of His Majesty's Ship Boyne of 98 Guns, on Fire by Accident at Spithead, May 1, 1795
Date:
1797
Medium:
Aquatint and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/8 x 18 11/16 inches (35.9 x 47.5 cm) and Image: 12 9/16 x 17 1/2 inches (31.9 x 44.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, lower center, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Drawn by Captn. T. M. Waller RN. | Plate 1."; lower center: "View of His Majesty's BOYNE of 98 Guns, on FIRE by Accident at Spithead, May 1, 1795. | Publish'd July 1, 1797, by T. Whitewood Junr. Town of Portsea."; lower right: "Prince Arethusa J. W. Edy fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14448
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
accident | Blue Ensign | channel (water body component) | coats | costume | fire | flags | fleet | galleons | hills | historical subject | landscape | marine art | masts | oars | rowboats | rowing | Royal Navy | sails | sea | seamen | ships | shipwreck | smoke | tricornes | warships
Associated Places:
England | English Channel | Hampshire | Spithead | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39931
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