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Creator:
J. Wellis, active 1799
after Richard Livesay, 1753–1826, British
Title:
To the officers and Corps of the Newport Volunteers this View of the Town with Volunteers on their March to be Reviewed by the Right Honble General Sir Wm. Pitt, K.B. on the 29th July 1798, is with Respect Inscribed
Date:
1799
Medium:
Colored aquatint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/2 × 25 1/4 inches (52.1 × 64.1 cm) and Image: 15 3/4 × 21 9/16 inches (40 × 54.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark: 1794

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by R. Livesay Drawing Master to the R. A. Portsmouth."; lettered, lower center: "To the OFFICERS & CORPS of the Newport Volunteers this View of the TOWN with the VOLUNTEERS | on their March to be Reviewed by the Right Honble General Sir Wm Pitt K.B. | on the 29th July 1798 is with respect Inscribed by their obliged humble Servant Rich Livesay"; lettered, lower center: "Publih'd as the Act directs August 12 1799 by R. Livesay Portsea."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J. Wells"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.274
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:41916
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