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Creator:
Auguste François Laby, 1784–1860
Jonathan Needham, active 1850–1874, British
Title:

Freetown, Sierra Leone

Date:
c. 1850
Medium:
Colored lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/16 × 29 5/8 inches (33.5 × 75.2 cm) and Image: 10 5/8 × 25 1/4 inches (27 × 64.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "R8111/5"

Lettered, lower left: "Singularly lofty Tree, growing from, | d deep ravine, the stem covered | with the Quisqualis | Lin:"; lettered, lower left: "Kroo Town"; lettered, lower center: "Wesleyan Chapel"; lettered, lower right: "Kroo Bay"; lettered, lower right: "Signal HIll"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13199
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:50319
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