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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Title:
Ticket to Westminster Abbey
Date:
before 1791
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on thick, moderately textured, cream (discolored to beige at edges) laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/4 x 7 3/8 inches (22.3 x 18.7 cm) and Image: 6 15/16 x 5 3/4 inches (17.6 x 14.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "1934 | (IR31/1948a)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Smirk Invt:"; lower right: "F. Bartolozzi Sculp:"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.749
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bench | children | Christianity | clouds | costume | embracing | lion | man | music | musician | organ (aerophone) | portrait | religious and mythological subject | spinet | unicorn | wings | women
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | Greater London | London | United Kingdom | Westminster Abbey
Associated People:
the virgin martyr Cecilia of Rome; possible attributes: falcon, musical instruments, organ, wreath of roses and lilies
St. Cecilia as patroness of music
St. Cecilia making music and/or singing
saint
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40996
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