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Creator:
Robert Pollard, 1755–1838, British
and Robert Dodd, 1748–1816, British
after Edward Dayes, 1763–1804, British
Title:

View of Queen Square

Date:
1789
Medium:
Etching and aquatint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 1/2 × 24 7/16 inches (49.5 × 62.1 cm), Plate: 17 3/4 × 22 inches (45.1 × 55.9 cm), and Image: 15 7/16 × 20 13/16 inches (39.2 × 52.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "33"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by E. Dayes"; lettered, lower right: "Aquatinted by R. Dodd Engrav'd by R. Pollard | To the LADIES and GENTLEMEN INHABITANTS | THIS VIEW OF QUEEN SQUARE | Is with the greatest respect inscribed by their obedient & obliged Servant | Robt. Pollard | London Pub'd July 1 1789 by R. Pollard No.7 Braynes Row Spa Fields"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.21003
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron | architectural subject | barrels | beggar | boy | breeches (trousers) | buildings | carriage | carrying | cart | children | cityscape | clock tower | couple | dogs (animals) | fashion | fences | flower basket | flowers (plants) | genre subject | gown | hats | hills | horses (animals) | lampposts | men | merchant | nobility | peasants | queen (person) | square | statue | streets | tailcoats | tricornes | vendor | wagon | walking | weathervane | women
Associated Places:
Bloomsbury | Camden | England | Greater London | Queen Square | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Charlotte (1744–1818), queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and queen of Hanover, consort of George III
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49815
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