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Creator:
Print made by Robert Havell & Son, 1769–1832, British
after Henry Garling, 1789–1870, British
Published by Henry Garling, 1789–1870, British
Title:

View of the Front of the New Public Buildings, Guildford

Date:
1819
Medium:
Aquatint with etching, hand-colored on thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/16 x 15 3/8 inches (29.1 x 39 cm), Plate: 9 1/16 x 11 1/8 inches (23 x 28.2 cm), and Image: 6 5/16 x 8 3/4 inches (16 x 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "P.C. Di 20 | Part 21"; lower left: "P.8"; on back, upper left: "(poorly erased) [...]"

Lettered, lower center: "To the MAYOR and APPROVED MEN of the BOROUGH of GUILDFORD, | and the rest of the SUBSCRIBERS to the Erection of the New Public Buildings in that Town. | This view of the FRONT of the NEW PUBLIC BUILDINGS, GUILDFORD. is Inscribed | by their most obedient and obliged Servant | Henry Garling, Architect. | Published Jan.y 1819 by Henry Garling, 13, Little James Street, Bedford Row."; lower right: "Engraved by R. Havell & Son. | 3, Chapel St. Tottenham Court Road."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.904
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architect | architecture | bonnets | buildings | businesses | children | city | columns | genre subject | markets | men | pediment | shopping | shops | storefronts | street | walking | women
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Guildford | Surrey | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:53652
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