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Creator:
Print made by John Doyle ('H.B.'), 1797–1868, Irish
Printed by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Published by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Title:

Perseus Flying to the Rescue of Andromeda

Part Of:

Collective Title: Political Sketches

Date:
1847
Medium:
Lithograph in tan and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/16 x 17 5/16 inches (31 x 44 cm) and Image: 9 7/16 x 13 1/2 inches (24 x 34.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Marked with imprint, lower left: "Subscriber's Copy, HB"

Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches, No 881"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left under image: "Published by Thos McLean 26 Haymarket March 1847"; lower center: "PERSEUS FLYING TO THE RESCUE OF ANDROMEDA."; lower right: "Printed by McLean & Co 70 St Marins Lane"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14657
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
famine | helmets | legislation | ocean | parody | political | politicians | satire | sketches | spears
Associated People:
Andromeda
Bentinck, Lord George (1802-1848), politician/statesman, athlete/sportsman
Perseus
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49372
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