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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Giovanni Battista Cipriani RA, 1727–1785, Italian, active in Britain (1755-85)
Title:

Ticket for the Benefit of Mr. Borghi

Former Title(s):

For the Benefit of Mr. Borghi

Date:
1780
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 4 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches (11.4 x 9.5 cm) and Image: 4 1/8 x 3 1/2 inches (10.5 x 8.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink lower right: "397"; inscribed on back in graphite lower center: "899 - 1405 - 2162? | Ackermann's Poet Mage. vol 4"

Lettered upper center inside image: "FOR THE BENEFIT OF MR. BORGHI."; lower center inside image: "Free Masons Hall, | Great Queen Street Lincoln, Inn Fields | the 21st. of May. | I.B.C. Invt. F.B.Sculp"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.704
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:52094
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