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Creator:
John Murphy, c.1748–1820, British
after Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801, British
Title:

The Departure from Brighton

Date:
1796
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 24 1/8 × 30 9/16 inches (61.3 × 77.6 cm), Plate: 20 3/4 × 25 5/8 inches (52.7 × 65.1 cm), and Image: 19 3/8 × 25 7/16 inches (49.2 × 64.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paul Mellon Collector's mark

Lettered, lower left: "F. Wheatley, R.A. pinxt."; lettered, lower center: "The DEPARTURE from BRIGHTON. | Dedicated by Permission to Field Marshal HIs Royal HIghness the DUKE of YORK, Commander in Chief of all HIS MAJESTY'S Forces &c.&c.&c. by HIs Royal Highness's most devoted & obedient Servants | Colnaghi &c. | London: Published May 1, 1796 by Colnaghi & Co. No.132 Pall Mall."; lettered, lower right: "J. Murphy sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14516
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:40238
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