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Creator:
James Mason, 1710–1783, British
after Richard Wilson RA, 1714–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)
Title:
Pembroke Town and Castle
Date:
1775
Medium:
Line engraving and etching with hand coloring on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 5/8 x 23 3/4 inches (44.8 x 60.3 cm) and Plate: 16 x 21 5/8 inches (40.6 x 54.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed, verso, in graphite, lower left: "16402 | 9 4/20"; in graphite, lower right: "(IR74/655) | £12"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered lower left: "Richd. Wilson Pinxt."; lower center: "PEMBROKE TOWN and CASTLE, | in South Wales"; lower center: "VILLE ET CHATEAU DE PEMBROKE, | dans la Principauté de Galles"; lower right: "Jas. Mason Sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14576
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bathers | boats | castles | rivers | ruins | swimmers | towns
Associated Places:
Pembroke | Pembroke Castle
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Nobleness and Grandeur - Forging Historical Landscape in Britain, 1760 - 1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 2005-01-27 - 2005-04-24)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40406
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