- Mezzotint, printed in color, published state on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 22 1/4 x 29 1/4in. (56.5 x 74.3cm), Plate: 18 3/4 x 25 1/2in. (47.6 x 64.8cm), and Image: 18 1/4 x 25 3/8in. (46.4 x 64.5cm)
Lettered, below image, lower left: "Painted by G. Morland"; below image, lower center left: "Dauntless they plunge amidst the vengeful waves, | And snatch from death the lovely sinking fair_"; below image, lower center: "AFRICAN HOSPITALITY"; below: "London Publish'd Feby 1st 1791 by J.R. Smith King Street Covent Garden"; below image, lower center right: "Their friendly efforts lo! each Briton saves! | Perhaps their future Tyrants now they spare."; below image, lower right: "Engraved by J R Smith Mezzotinto Engraver to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- African | arrows | child | historical subject | mother | ocean | sea | ship | shipwreck | spear | storm
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- IIIF Manifest:
Figures of Empire : Slavery and Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Britain, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2014, p. 43, V 2556 (YCBA)