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Creator:
unknown artist, eighteenth century
after drawings by John Spilsbury, 1730–1795
Title:
Spilsbury's Views of Jamaica: A View of Dry Harbour in the Parish of St. Ann's Jamaica, Taken from the West end of the Tavern, with the Fort & Barracks view in Ruins
Date:
1769
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 5/8 x 21 5/8in. (44.8 x 54.9cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in plate, below, center: "To Rose Fuller Esq. this plate..."; "A View of Dry Harbour in the Parish of St. Ann's Jamaica, Taken from the West end of the Tavern, with the Fort & Barracks view in Ruins"; "...is Humbly Inscribed" (The inscription for the title "A View of Dry Harbour..." is located in the center of the print, between the "To Rose Fuller Esq. this plate" and "is Humbly Inscribed" inscriptions.); below: "Published according to Act of Parliament, June 1769. Sold for the Author at M.rs Spilsbury's Print Shop Russell Court Covent Garden."; below, right: "Coco Nut Tree" (this engraved inscription is a reference to the tree in the image located directly above this inscription)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1501
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:54094
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