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Louis Philippe Boitard, active 1734–1760
The Earthquake Scare in Piccadilly
Materials & Techniques:
Pen and brown ink, graphite, and brown wash on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Mount: 10 5/8 × 16 1/2 inches (27 × 41.9 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 7 13/16 × 14 1/8 inches (19.8 × 35.9 cm), Sheet: 7 1/8 × 13 5/16 inches (18.1 × 33.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
coaches (carriages) | crowd | earthquake | historical subject | horses (animals) | men | people | women
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | Europe | Greater London | London | United Kingdom
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IIIF Manifest:

Roads to Rails - Revolution in British Transport (Yale Center for British Art, 1992-04-15 - 1992-06-28) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

English Drawings and Watercolors from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (Yale University Art Gallery, 1965-04-15 - 1965-06-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no. 11, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA) [YCBA]

English Drawings and Watercolours from the Mellon Collection, The Times (London), issue no. 56195, December 15, 1964, p. 6, Available online: The Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm: Film An T482 (SML) [ORBIS]

Elisabeth Fairman, Roads to rails : revolution in British transport, , New Haven, CT, 1992, p. 8, no. 19, HE243 .F25 1992 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, cat. no. 11, NC228 Y34 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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