The taking of the St. Joseph a Spanish Carracca Ship, Sept. 23 1739, by the Chester and Canterbury Men of War, this Prize was Valued at upwards of 150,000 pounds.
- Line engraving with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 12 1/2 × 18 1/16 inches (31.8 × 45.9 cm), Plate: 11 7/16 × 14 3/16 inches (29 × 36.1 cm), Image: 10 1/4 × 13 13/16 inches (26 × 35.1 cm)
Watermark: "E & P | 1801"
Lettered below image, lower left: "P. Monamie pinx. Publish'd according to Act of Parliament."; center: "The taking of the St. Joseph a Spanish Carracca Ship Septr. 23d. 1739. | by the Chester and Canterbury Men of War. this Prize was valued at upwards of 150,000 £ | London, Printed for Bowles & Carver, No. 69 St. Pauls Church Yard & Robert Wilkinson, No. 58 Cornhill."; lower right: "R. Parr sculp from the Original Painting in Vaux-hall Garden."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- marine art | military art | navy | sailors | sea | ships
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- IIIF Manifest:
Spreading Canvas - Eighteenth - Century British Marine Painting (Yale Center for British Art, 2016-09-09 - 2016-12-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]
Jonathan Conlin, The pleasure garden , from Vauxhall to Coney Island, , University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 2013, pp. 86-89, fig. 3.3, SB451.36.G7 P54 2013 (YCBA) Also available online (ORBIS) [Project Muse] [YCBA]
Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. 161-162, cat. 22, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA) [YCBA]