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Creator:
Richard Bernard Godfrey, 1728–op.1794, British
after Charles Brooking, 1723–1759, British
Published by Laurie & Whittle, 1755?–1836, British
Title:

Ships in Distress

Date:
1796
Medium:
Line engraving with hand coloring on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/8 x 16 11/16 inches (30.8 x 42.4 cm), Plate: 11 3/4 x 16 11/16 inches (29.8 x 42.4 cm), and Image: 10 3/4 x 16 inches (27.3 x 40.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Brooking pinxt."; lower center: "SHIPS IN DISTRESS. | Published 12th. April, 1796. by LAURIE & WHITTLE. 53 Fleet Street London."; lower right: "B. B. Godfrey sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.189
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | flags | marine art | masts | meteorology | sails | science | sea | ships | storm | waves (natural events) | wind
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41760
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