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Creator:
unknown artist
after R. E. Clarke, active 1825–1848
Title:
East View of the Cast Iron Bridge Over the River Wear at Sunderland in the County of Durham
Date:
1796
Medium:
Aquatint on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/4 × 31 1/8 inches (51.4 × 79.1 cm) and Image: 16 13/16 × 29 1/16 inches (42.7 × 73.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Robt. Clarke del."; lettered, lower center: "To Rowland Burdon Esqr. M.P. by whom this Excellent piece of Mechanism was invented, & under whose Patronage it has been carried into Execution | This East View of the CAST IRON BRIDGE over the RIVER WEAR at Sunderland in the Cjounty of DURHAM previous to the Centre being taken down, | Is respectfully dedicated by His humble Servant | Robert Clarke. | Publish'd Octr. 1st 1796 by J&J Taylor, at the Architectural Library, High Holborn."; lettered, lower right: "J. Raffield sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1977.14.1244
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49967
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