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Creator:
Print made by Philip Dawe, ca.1745–ca.1809, British
after Henry Robert Morland, 1730–1797, British
Published by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British
Title:

Reading by a Paper-Bell Shade

Date:
1768
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper, laid in mount
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/8 x 10 11/16 inches (41 x 27.1 cm), Plate: 13 7/8 x 9 15/16 inches (35.3 x 25.2 cm), and Image: 12 15/16 x 9 15/16 inches (32.9 x 25.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Hen. Morland pinxt,,"; lower center: "Published as the Act directs [date torn off surface of paper] | Reading by a Paper-bell Shade. | Printed for Carington Bowles, Map & Printseller, at No. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London."; lower right: "Phil. Dawe fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.937
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | bow (costume accessory) | bracelets (jewelry) | chair | chiaroscuro | choker | costume | dark | earrings | flounces | flowers (plants) | genre subject | interior | jewelry | lace | lamp (lighting device) | leisure | light | reading | shadow | table | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41201
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