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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: English and French Text

Part Of:

Collective Title: Views of the Ruins of the Principal Houses Destroyed During the Riots at Birmingham

Collective Title: Vues des ruines des principaux batiments qui ont souffert dans les emeutes de Birmingham

Date:
1792
Medium:
Letterpress on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper (page in book), pasted on left edge to B1977.14.14752a
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/8 x 11 15/16 inches (20.6 x 30.3 cm) and Image (text): 4 1/4 x 9 3/8 inches (10.8 x 23.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, center left to center right: text in both English and French describing image in B1977.14.14752a, beginning center left: "The House of W. Russell, Esq. | This mansion, which is situated about two miles from the | town, at Showell-Green, was not destroyed till Saturday the 16th of July | 1791."; center right: "Maison de G. Russell, Esq. | Cette maison, situté à deux milles environ de cette ville, n'échappa à la destruction jusqu' au Samedi 16 Juillet, 1791"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14752b
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:40932
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