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James Pollard, 1792–1867, British

The North Country Mails at The Peacock Inn, Islington

Pen and brown ink and graphite on beige, moderately thick, moderately textured, wove paper, mounted on beige, moderately thick, slightly textured, wove paper
Sheet: 11 1/8 x 18 7/8 inches (28.3 x 47.9 cm) and Mount: 15 5/8 x 24 1/8 inches (39.7 x 61.3 cm)

Inscribed in pen with brown in, upper left: "Leeds Chester | Gladcow [Glasgow] Hollyhead & Chester | Manchester | Liverpool | Biermingham", inscribed in pen with brown ink, center, from Left to right: "LOVE CO W OHANDLER CHEESMONCER. TOOD. DEALER IN FOREI[?] SPIRITS AND WINES CHAPMAN YOUN[G?] | OIL AND ITALION WAREHOUSE"; inscribed in pen with brown ink, bottom center: "Jew Man with Oranges"; inscribed in pen with brown ink, lower left to right: "for a large Picture 8 feet by 5 feet | J Pollard's original design of the North Country Mails at the Peacock Inn, Islington, Exhibited at Somerset House...1815 and engraved-"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | baskets | bonnets (hats) | buildings | carriages | children | chimneys (architectural elements) | cityscapes | coaches (carriages) | coats | crowd | dog (animal) | donkey | doorways | drinking | drinking glasses | dust | galloping | harnesses | hats | horns | horses (animals) | inn | lampposts | luggage | mail advertising USE advertising+direct mail | men | oranges | reins | riding crop | rooftops | scarves (costume accessories) | signage | store fronts | wheels | whips (animal equipment) | windows | women
Associated Places:
England | Islington
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