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Creator:
William Henry Simmons, 1811–1882, British
after Abraham Solomon, 1824–1862, British
Title:
The Departure (Second Class)
Date:
1857
Medium:
Mixed-media engraving, hand-colored on thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/2 × 29 1/2 inches (54.6 × 74.9 cm) and Image: 18 3/4 × 26 3/4 inches (47.6 × 67.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paul Mellon Collector's mark

Lettered, lower left: "PAINTED BY A.SOLOMON. | Printed by M. Queen."; lettered, lower center: "LONDON PUBLISHED 4TH APRIL 1857, BY E.GAMBART & CO. 25, BERNERS STREET, OXFORD STREET. | THE DEPARTURE. | (Second Class)"; lettered, lower right: "ENGRAVED BY W.H.SIMMONS"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1046
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41563
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