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Creator:
Henry Papprill, 1816–d.after 1883, American
after Capt. R. B. Crawford, active 1841–1844
Title:

This View of the Capture of Amoy on the Coast of China, on the 26th August, 1841, by Her Majesty's Combined Forces, under Vice Admiral Sir William Parker K.C.B. and Lieut. General Sir Hugh Gough... Plate 1

Date:
1842
Medium:
Aquatint on moderately thick, smooth, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 12 1/16 × 22 3/16 inches (30.6 × 56.4 cm) and Image: 9 9/16 × 21 3/4 inches (24.3 × 55.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower center: "This View of the Capture of AMOY, on the Coast of CHINA, on the 26th August, 1841; | BY HER MAJESTY'S COMBINED FORCES. | Under Vice Admiral Sir William Parker, K.C.B. and Lieut. General Sir Hugh Gough, K.C.B. | Is with permission, humbly dedicated to His Royal Highness Prince Albert, &c. &c. | by His Royal Highnesses, most faithful & devoted Servant. | R.B. Crawford, Lieu. R.N. | LONDON PUBLISHED SEPT. 1ST 1842 BY ACKERMANN & CO.96 STRAND"; lettered, lower left: "Lieut. R.B.Crawford, Delt. | PLATE No.1."; lettered, lower right: "H.Papprill, sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.212
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41808
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