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Creator:
Print made by John Hall, 1739–1797, British
after Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
Title:
William Penn's Treaty with the Indians
Date:
1775
Medium:
Line-engraving and etching, published state
Dimensions:
Plate: 16 3/4 x 23 1/4in. (42.5 x 59.1cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Engraved inscriptions: Below image at left, "Benj. West prixit."; below "WILLIAM PENN'S Treaty with the INDIANS, when he Founded the PROVINCE of PENNSYLVANIA in NORTH AMERICA 1681."; below, "To the Proprietories of the Province of Pennsylvania, &c. &c."; below, "This PRINT, Engraved from the Original Painting belonging to the late Thomas Penn Esquire."; below, "Is respectfully Inscribed by Their obidient humble Servant."; below, "JOHN BOYDELL."; below, "Published June 12th 1775 by JOHN BOYDELL Engraver in Cheapside London."; below image at right, "John Hall Sculpsit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14497
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Painters and Engraving - The Reproductive Print from Hogarth to Wilkie (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-03-26 - 1980-06-22)

The Romantic Print in the Age of Revolutions: Hero, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-01-23 - 2003-06-01)

The Romantic Print in Britain - Yale Center for British Art (Carnegie Museum of Art, 2004-02-14 - 2004-05-09)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40194
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