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Creator:
Print made by John Fairburn, active 19th century, British
Published by John Fairburn, active 19th century, British
Title:

Fairburn's Plan of the Proposed Wet-Docks and Cut, from New Gravel Lane to Blackwall

Date:
1796
Medium:
Etching and line engraving, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, brown wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to image): 10 3/8 x 16 inches (26.3 x 40.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left in circle: "FAIRBURN'S PLAN | of the Proposed | WET-DOCKS AND CUT, | from NEW GRAVEL LANE to | BLACKWALL. | PRICE SIXPENCE. | Published Mar.5th 1796, by John Fairburn, 146 Minories, London."; lower center: legend and scale

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14716
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | canals | city | cityscape | docking plan | docks | map | plans | river | scale | ships
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Greater London | London | Thames | United Kingdom
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40850
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