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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 George Humphrys, Esq., Spark Brook

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:
Aquatint and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 11/16 x 10 1/2 inches (22 x 26.7 cm), Plate: 7 7/16 x 9 7/16 inches (18.9 x 24 cm), and Image: 5 1/16 x 7 3/8 inches (12.8 x 18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "1/"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Drawn by P. H. Witton Junr."; lower center: "The House of George Humphrys Esq. Spark Brook. | 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:
B1977.14.14753
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | capes (outerwear) | child | costume | country house | dog (animal) | driveway | feathers | fichu | garden | genre subject | gowns | hats | house | landscape | mansion | men | nobility | park (grounds) | promenade (walkway) | shrubs | staff (walking stick) | tailcoat | walking | wall | women
Associated Places:
Birmingham | Birmingham | England | Sparkbrook | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40938
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