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Creator:
Auguste François Laby, 1784–1860
Jonathan Needham, active 1850–1874, British
Title:
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Date:
ca. 1850
Medium:
Colored lithograph on thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/8 × 29 3/4 inches (33.3 × 75.6 cm) and Image: 10 1/2 × 25 1/2 inches (26.7 × 64.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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

Lettered, lower left: "DRAWN ON STONE BY A. LABY & J. NEEDHAM AFTER SKETCHES BY M TERRY | The Penelope Mandingo Shore Jail. | The Upper story used as the Court House"; lettered, lower right: "PRINTED AT MC LEAN & CO. LITHOGRAPHIC ESTABLISHMENT 10 ST MARTINS LAN-- | Freetown Church Colonial Office Commissariat"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13201
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cityscape
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:50321
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