Statue of Achilles in Hyde Park
- Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
- Sheet: 7 7/8 x 5 5/16 inches (20 x 13.5 cm), Image: 4 7/16 x 3 15/16 inches (11.2 x 10 cm)
Lettered, center, inside image: "TO ARTHUR DUE OF WELLINGTON. | AND HIS BRAVE COMPANIONS IN ARMS | THIS STATUE OF ACHILLES, | CAST FROM CANNON TAKEN IN THE VICORIES | OF SALAMANCA, VITTORIA, TOULOUSE AND WATERLOO | IS INSCRIBED | BY THEIR COUNTRYWOMEN. | PLACED ON THIS SPOT | ON THE XVII DAY OF JUNE MDCCCXXII. | BY COMMAND OF \ HIS MAJESTY GEORGE IIII."; lower left: "Drawn by Tho.s H. Shepherd."; lower center: "STATUE OF ACHILLES. | IN HYDE PARK. | Published July 7, 1827 by Jones & Co., 3 Acton Place, Kingsland Road, London."; lower right: "Engraved by S. Freeman"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- architectural subject | armour | blocks | commemoration | gesturing | illustration | inscription | monument | mythology | park (grounds) | religious and mythological subject | sculpture | shield | statue | war memorial
- Associated Places:
- City of Westminster | England | Europe | Greater London | Hyde Park | United Kingdom
- Associated People:
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Print made by Samuel Freeman, 1773–1857, British, Statue of Achilles in Hyde Park, 1827
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