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Creator:
William Ellis, 1747–1810, British
after P. H. Witton Jr., Active 1792
Published by Joseph Johnson, 1738–1809, British
Title:
The House of William Russell, Esq., Showell Green
Date:
1792
Medium:
Aquatint and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper, pasted on left edge to B1977.14.14752b
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 9/16 x 11 13/16 inches (21.8 x 30 cm), Plate: 7 3/8 x 9 1/2 inches (18.8 x 24.1 cm), and Image: 5 x 7 3/8 inches (12.7 x 18.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Worcester"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Drawn by P. H. Wilton Junr."; lower center: "The House of WILLIAM RUSSELL Esq. Showell Green. | London. Published 1 May 1792, by J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church Yard."; lower right: "Engraved by Wm. Ellis."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14752a
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | barriers | coats | costume | garden | genre subject | gesture | green | hats | house | landscape | men | park (grounds) | pointing | ruins | staff (walking stick) | talking | trees
Associated Places:
Birmingham | Birmingham | England | Showell Green | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40930
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