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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Hugh Douglas Hamilton, 1739–1808, British
Title:

Charles Earl Cornwallis

Date:
1781
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on medium, smooth, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 6 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches (15.8 x 12 cm) and Image (oval): 3 x 2 1/4 inches (7.6 x 5.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on back, lower left: "N[?2]1763"; lower right: [arrow] [?j]"; in graphite, lower center: "Cornwallis | 1847"

Lettered, in black ink, center left: "Painted by H. D. Hamilton"; center right: "Engrav'd by F. Bartolozzi."; lower center: "London. Publish'd March 15th. 1781, for Watson & Dickinson No.158, New Bond Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.602
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armed forces | buttonholes | buttons (fasteners) | coat | costume | general | lace | man | officer (military officer) | oval | portrait | stock | vest | wig
Associated People:
Cornwallis, Charles (1738–1805), lieutenant-general
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40807
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