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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Hugh Douglas Hamilton, 1739–1808, British
Title:
Charles Earl Cornwallis, Lieutenant General of His Majesty's Forces, &c., &c., & c.
Date:
1781
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches (26 x 19.7 cm), Plate: 6 5/8 x 5 1/8 inches (16.8 x 13 cm), and Image: 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 inches (8.6 x 6.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, "1847 Juer | 2/6"

Lettered, in black ink, center left: "Printed by HD. Hamilton"; center right: "Engrav'd by F. Bartolozzi."; lower center: "Charles Earl Cornwallis, | Lieutenant General of His Majesty's Forces, &c. &c. &c."; lower center: "London. Publish'd March 15th. 1781, for Watson & Dickinson No. 158, New Bond Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.603
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armed forces | buttonholes | buttons | coat | general | lace | lieutenant governor | man | officer (military officer) | oval | portrait | stock | vest | wig
Associated People:
Cornwallis, Charles (1738–1805), lieutenant-general
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52130
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