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Creator:
James Mitchell, 1791–1852, British
after Sir David Wilkie, 1785–1841, British
Title:
Rat Hunters
Date:
1830
Medium:
Engraving on medium, smooth, cream, laid paper, mounted on, thick, slightly textured, gray, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 21 13/16 × 15 5/16 inches (55.4 × 38.9 cm), Sheet: 16 1/4 × 13 5/16 inches (41.3 × 33.8 cm), Plate: 16 × 12 15/16 inches (40.6 × 32.9 cm), and Image: 9 5/8 × 7 15/16 inches (24.4 × 20.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower center: "RAT HUNTERS. | To the President and Members of the Royal Academy | This Plate from the Original Diploma Picture in their Collection. | Is respectfully dedicated by their obliged servant | D. Wilkie | London, Published June 1, 1830 by Moon, Boys & Graves, Printsellers to the King, 6 Paull Mall."; lettered, lower left: "PAINTED BY DAVID WILKIE, R.A."; lettered, lower right: "ENGRAVED BY JAMES MITCHELL"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14555
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:40323
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