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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
Title:

Geometrical Plan of his Majesty's Dockyard, at Woolwich

Date:
1753
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
22 1/8 × 28 9/16 inches (56.2 × 72.5 cm), 19 5/8 × 26 5/8 inches (49.8 × 67.6 cm), and 18 3/4 × 25 11/16 inches (47.7 × 65.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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Lettered within image, upper center: "A Geometrical Plan. and North Elevation. | Of His Majesty's Dock Yard at | Woolwich with Part of the Town, & c."; center left: extensive lettering of reference to the plan; center:"Church | Yard | Dock Yard | Low Water Mark | Part of the River Thames"; center right: extensive lettering of references to the plan; lower center: "To The | Nobility Genrtry & c. Subfcribers hereto | This Plate is humbly Dedicated by their Obed,, | and Obliged humble Sevt,,- Thos: Milton."; below, lower left: "Thos,, Milton Surv: et delin: According to Act of Parliament,,"; lower right: "June the 18th. 1753. P.C. Canot Sculpt,,"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.282
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41943
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