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Creator:
unknown artist, eighteenth century
after drawings by John Spilsbury, 1730–1795
Title:

Spilsbury's Views of Jamaica: A Prospect of Ora Cabeca in the Parish of St. Maries the North Side Jamaica taken from the Road leading to St. Ann's 1766

Date:
1770
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 5/8 x 22in. (44.8 x 55.9cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in plate, below, center: "To the Hon.ble Zachary Baily Esq.r this plate..."; "A Prospect of Ora Cabeca in the Parish of St. Maries the North Side Jamaica taken from the Road leading to St. Ann's 1766."; "...is with all due Respect Inscribed" (The inscription for the title "A Prospect of Ora Cabeca..." is located in the center of the print, between the "To the Hon.ble Zachary Baily Esq.r this plate" and "is with all due Respect Inscribed" inscriptions.); below: "Published according to Act of Parliament, Jan. 26, 1770 and Sold for the Author at M.rs Spilsbury's Printshop in Russell Court Covent Garden."; below, left: "Calabesh", "Plantain" (these engraved inscriptions are references to the trees/plants in the image located directly above the respective inscriptions); below, right: "Tree Fern" (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:
B2001.2.1503
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:54096
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