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Creator:
William Dent, active 1784–1793
Title:

Grand and Effectual Attack in the Baltic

Date:
1791
Medium:
Etching with watercolor on laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 9/16 x 13 5/8in. (24.3 x 34.6cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Pub' by W. Dent June 23 1791 (bottom left within image above title); Title: GRAND and EFFECTUAL ATTACK in the BALTIC, Fully displaying, by a wonderful effort of Wisdom and Valour, the great advantage of a Russian Rupture, in the glorious Acquisition of Genuine Bear's Grease, in as much as Bald-rated Politicians may by manuoring, enriching and rendering Fertile their Heads, with the aforesaid Grease;...be enabled to comprehend the Blessings of Continental Alliances...Blessings incomprehensible to Common Capacities!!!(bottom of sheet, centered, within image and plate-mark)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art
Copyright Status:
Public domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.1777
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:42807
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