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Creator:
William Birch, 1755–1834, British
Richard Wilson RA, 1714–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)
Title:
A View in Kew Gardens
Date:
1789
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 7/8 x 7 1/2 inches (17.5 x 19.1 cm) and Plate: 6 1/8 x 7 inches (15.6 x 17.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered lower center: "A VIEW in KEW GARDENS, | Painted by Richard Wilson, RA, and engraved by W.Birch, Enamel Painter. | Publifh'd Feby.1.1789 by Wm.Birch Hampfhtead Heath, & fold by T.THornton, Southampton Strt. Covt. Garden."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.17350
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | bridge (built work) | gardens | horses (animals) | lakes | men | pagodas | trees
Associated Places:
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Martina Droth, Britain in the world: Highlights from the Yale Center for British Art in honor of Amy Meyers, Yale University Press, New Haven, London, p. 92, N6761 .Y33 2019 (LC) (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41277
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