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Creator:
Print made by Pierre Charles Canot, ca. 1710–1777, French, active in Britain
after Thomas Milton, active 1739–1756, British
shipping by John Cleveley the elder, ca. 1712–1777, British
Title:

Geometrical Plan of his Majesty's Dockyard, Deptford

Date:
1755
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/2 × 28 9/16 inches (54.6 × 72.5 cm), Plate: 19 3/4 × 26 3/4 inches (50.2 × 68 cm), and Image: 18 1/2 × 25 9/16 inches (47 × 64.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark

Lettered within image, upper center: "A Geometrical Plan, North Eaft Elevation | Of His Majesty's Dock Yard, at | Deptford; with Part of the Town & c."; center left: extensive inscriptions of references to the plan; center: extensive inscriptions; center right: extensive inscriptions of references to the plan; lower center: "Part of the River Thames"; below: "To the Right Honourable | Henry Arthur Earl of Powis | Viscount Ludlow Baron Powis of Powis Castle Baron Herbert | of Chirbury, and Baron of Ludlow This Plate is humbly Inscrib'd | By his Lordfhip's moft Dutiful and Obedient Servant, Tho: Milton."; below, left: "Thos. Milton Surv. et delint. Publish'd according to Act of"; right: "Parliamt. July 30th. 1755. P.C. Canot Sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.277
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41928
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Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, pp. 207, 209-12, cat. 69, no. 69, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)


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