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Creator:
Charles Heath, 1785–1848, British
after Peter DeWint, 1784–1849, British
Published by Hurst, Robinson & Co, active 1818–1826, British
Title:
The Penitentiary and Distant View of Westminster Bridge
Date:
1825
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches (10.8 x 16.5 cm) and Plate: 2 11/16 x 5 3/8 inches (6.8 x 13.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by P. Dewint"; lower center: "THE PENITENTIARY. | & DISTANT VIEW OF WESTMINSTER ABBEY. | Published by Hurst, Robinson, & Co. London 1825"; lower right: "Engraved by Cha.s Heath."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14770
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | boats | bridge (built work) | church | city | cityscape | correctional institution | docks | jail | mooring | piers | river | rowboats | rowing | sailboats | sailing | shipping | ships | towers (building divisions) | wharves
Associated Places:
City of London | City of Westminster | England | Europe | Greater London | Thames | Tower of London | United Kingdom | Westminster bridge
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40961
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