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Creator:
John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
after Henry Walton, 1746–1813, British
Title:

The Silver Age

Date:
1778
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 19 × 22 9/16 inches (48.3 × 57.3 cm) and Image (oval image): 18 3/4 × 22 3/16 inches (47.6 × 56.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by H. Walton. Published by J. Boydell Engraver | THE SILVER"; lettered, lower right: "in Cheapside Jany, 30th, 1778. Engraved by J.R.Smith. | AGE."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14458
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40112
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