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Creator:
William Wynne Ryland, 1732–1783, British
after John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779, British
Title:

King John Ratifying the Magna Charta

Date:
ca. 1783
Medium:
Stipple engraving, engraver's proof
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 5/16 x 23 5/8in. (46.5 x 60cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Engraved inscriptions: below image at left, "J. Mortimer Print"; below image at center, "The Ratifying Magna Charta by King John"; and below image at center, "Pubd Jany 1.1781"; below image at right, "W.W. Ryland Sculp."; on back of print, the following handwritten inscription is taped onto the lower left corner, "Left unfinished in [?]te on the death of Ryland and afterwards finished by F. Bartolozzi."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2002.16.1
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:52066
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