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Creator:
Print made by John Maurer, active 1713–1761
after John Maurer, active 1713–1761
Title:
A Perspective View of Tower Hill and the Place of Execution of the Lords Kilmarnock and Balmerino on Monday 18 of August 1746.
Medium:
Hand-colored engraving on wove paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 10 x 16 1/2in. (25.4 x 41.9cm) and DON'T USE: 12 1/2 x 18in. (31.8 x 45.7cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

B.L. - The governor of ye tower delivering the Prisoners to the Sheriffs of London at the Barn for Execution / B.R. - The View of the Scaffold with the Guards Surounding at the Time of Execution. -- Printed & Sold by R. Wilkinson 58 Cornhill

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1995.13.98
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cityscape | execution | figures | historical subject | people | prisoners | sheriffs
Associated Places:
England | Greater London | Tower Hamlets | Tower Hill | Tower of London | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4685
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