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Creator:
Print made by Alfred W. Cooper, active 1850–1901, British
after Alfred W. Cooper, active 1850–1901, British
Title:

Excelsior

Date:
undated
Medium:
Wood-engraving with hand coloring on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 5/16 x 7 9/16 inches (18.6 x 19.2 cm) and Image: 5 1/8 x 5 3/8 inches (13 x 13.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "(L [written over "M"])"; upper right: "Excelsior"; within image, upper right: "There should [...] be a line | round the block as the | letter press is intended to | come down here"; lower left: "You have the Tail piece to this"; lower right: "at the bottom of the page"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20939
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beach | boulder | boy | bucket | cap (headgear) | children | children's literature | coast | costume | dress | genre subject | girl | hats | illustration | landscape | net (object) | pail | rocks (landforms) | sailor collar | sailor suit | sand | sash | sea | shore (landform) | stream | wading
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39990
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