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Creator:
J. Hill, active 19th century
after George Webster, 1797–1864, British
Published by Gaetano Testolini, active 1760–1811
Title:

A Frigate in a Calm

Date:
1811
Medium:
Aquatint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 9/16 x 16 7/16 inches (26.9 x 41.8 cm), Plate: 8 9/16 x 10 9/16 inches (21.7 x 26.9 cm), and Image: 6 3/4 x 9 1/8 inches (17.2 x 23.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "4/0lakes"; on back, lower right: "K20600"

Lettered, lower left: "Webster del."; lower center: "A Frigate in a Calm. | Published July 8, 1811, by C. Testolini, 73 Cornhill London."; lower right: "Hill, sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14470
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | coastline | frigate | marine art | men | moored | mooring | ocean | rigging | rowboat | sails | sea | seagulls | ships
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40125
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