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Creator:
J. Hill, active 19th century
after George Webster, 1797–1864, British
Published by Gaetano Testolini, active 1760–1811
James John Hill, 1811–1882, British
Title:

A Sloop of War in a Light Breeze

Date:
1811
Medium:
Aquatint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 x 16 7/16 inches (26.7 x 41.8 cm), Plate: 8 9/16 x 10 5/8 inches (21.8 x 27 cm), and Image: 6 3/4 x 9 3/16 inches (17.2 x 23.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "K20601"

Lettered, lower left: "Webster del."; lower center: "A Sloop of War in a light Breeze. | Published July 8, 1811 by G. Testolini, 73 COrnhill, London."; lower right: "Hill Sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14471
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
barrels | boats | coastline | marine art | men | moored | mooring | ocean | rigging | sails | sea | seagulls | ships | sloop (sailing vessel) | sloop (warship)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40130
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