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Creator:
Henry Papprill, 1816–d.after 1883, American
after Capt. R. B. Crawford, active 1841–1844
Title:

This View of the Capture of Amoy, on the Coast of China, on the 26th August, 1841

Date:
1842
Medium:
Aquatint on thick, smooth, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 12 3/4 × 22 13/16 inches (32.4 × 57.9 cm) and Image: 9 9/16 × 22 1/8 inches (24.3 × 56.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "QUEEN -- steamer. Large Rock, with inscription. | Lieut. R.B. Crawford Delt. | PLATE No. 2."; lettered, lower righta; " PYLADES__18. | H. Papprill Sculpt."; lettered, lower center: "WELLESLEY__72. BLENHEIM__72. Attacking heavy granite batteries. | This View of the Capture of Amoy, on the Coast of CHINA, on the 26th, August, 1841; | BY HER MAJESTY'S COMBINED FORCES, | Under Vice Admiral Sir William Parker, K.U.B. and Lieut. General Sir Hugh George, K.U.B. | Is with permission humbly dedicated to His Royal Highness Prince Albert, &c.&c. | by HIs Royal Highnesses most faithful & devoted Servant, R.B.Crawford, Lieut. R.N. | LONDON PUBLISHED SEPT. 1ST 1842, BY ACKERMANN & CO. 96 STRAND."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.213
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:52817
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