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Creator:
Print made by Edward Mitchell, active 1805–1816
after John Northcote
Title:

The Death of Abercrombie

Date:
1805
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 22 5/8 × 24 1/4 inches (57.5 × 61.6 cm) and Image: 19 3/8 × 22 1/2 inches (49.2 × 57.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "Edward Mitchell | L20"

Lettered below image, lower right: "Painted by Jas. Northcote R.A."; lower center: "London, Published as the Act directs Decr. 10, 1805 | THE DEATH OF ABERCROMBIE, | To his Excellency Francis Earl Moira, Commander of His Majesty's Forces in Scotland. | This Engraving, representing the Death of Sir Ralph Abercrombie, K. B. | is Humbly dedicated by His Lordship's very Obedt. and Obliged Servt. Edward Mitchell."; lettered below image lower right: "Engraved by E. Mitchell Edinr."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.287
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:42022
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