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Creator:
Print made by Benjamin Baker, 1766–1841, British
after Ralph Walker, active 1768–1796
Published by Benjamin Baker, 1766–1841, British
Title:

Plan of the West India Docks

Date:
1802
Medium:
Etching, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 x 16 1/4 inches (30.5 x 41.3 cm), Plate: 11 9/16 x 15 5/8 inches (29.4 x 39.7 cm), and Image: 10 3/4 x 14 15/16 inches (27.3 x 38 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "8"

Lettered, throughout: various place names; lower center: "Plan | OF THE | WEST INDIA DOCKS &c. | DESIGNED AND DEDICATED TO THE DIRECTORS | BY THEIR VERY HUMBLE SERVANT | Ralph Walker."; lower center: "Published January 1st 1802."; lower right: "B. BAKER SCULPT. LOWER STREET ISLINGTON."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14827
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | buildings | canal | docks | map | marine art | masts | merchants | plan (drawing) | port | river | roads | scale (rule) | sea | ships | streets | wharf
Associated Places:
Dogs, Isle of | England | Europe | Greater London | London | Thames | Tower Hamlets | United Kingdom | West India Docks
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41131
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