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Creator:
Print made by Benjamin Comte, 1760–1851, Swiss
after Edward Dayes, 1763–1804, British
Published by Vernor & Hood, active 1795–1807, British
Title:
Tynemouth Castle and Priory, Northumberland
Date:
1802
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/8 x 9 3/4 inches (15.5 x 24.7 cm), Plate: 5 7/8 x 8 inches (15 x 20.3 cm), and Image: 4 x 6 inches (10.2 x 15.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Engrav'd by B. Comte, from a Drawing by E. Dayes."; lower center: "TINEMOUTH CASTLE & PRIORY. | Northumberland. | London. Publish'd by Vernor & Hood, Poultry. Jan. 1, 1802."; lower right: "for the Beauties of England & Wales."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14750
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | basket | beach | boats | boy | castle | child | cliffs | coast | coats | dress | genre subject | gesture | hats | landscape | men | priory | rocks (landforms) | ruins | sailboats | sea | seamen | shore (landform) | talking | trousers | waves (natural events) | woman
Associated Places:
England | North Sea | North Tyneside | Tynemouth | Tynemouth Castle and Priory | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40925
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