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Creator:
Print made by Richard Earlom, 1743–1822, British
after Francis Cotes RA, 1726–1770, British
Published by Sayer & Bennett, 1725–1794, British
Title:

Thomas Pownall, Esq., Member of Parliament

Date:
1777
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/8 x 15 11/16 inches (53.7 x 39.9 cm), Plate: 15 9/16 x 11 inches (39.6 x 27.9 cm), and Image: 14 1/4 x 11 inches (36.2 x 27.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Gov. Mars(?). 1757-60"; on back, upper left: "a [two symbols] | ? EL"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Cotes pinxit."; lower center: "THOMAS POWNALL Esqr. MEMBER of PARLIAMENT, | Late Governor Captain General and Commander in Chief; and Vice Admiral | of HIS MAJESTY'S Provinces Massachusetts Bay & South Carolina; & Lieutt. GOVERNOR of New Jersey. | LONDON, Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett, No. 53 Fleet Street; as the Act directs, 5th. June, 1777."; lower right: "Earlom fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.1246
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | chair | coat | coat of arms | collar | costume | cravat | crest | embroidery | heraldic motif | lace | man | nobility | oval | portrait | tricorne | wig
Associated People:
Pownall, Thomas (1722–1805), colonial governor and politician
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49969
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