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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 Port Antonio, and Town of Titchfield, in the Parish of Portland, on the North Side Jamaica, taken from Navy Island

Date:
1769-1770
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 3/4 x 21 7/8in. (42.5 x 55.6cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in plate, below, center: "To Henry Dawkins Esq..."; "A Prospect of Port Antonio, and Town of Titchfield, in the Parish of Portland, on the North Side Jamaica, taken from Navy Island"; "...this plate is humbly inscribed." (The inscription for the title "A Prospect of Port Antonio..." is located in the center of the print, between the "To Henry Dawkins Esq" and "this plate is humbly inscribed" inscriptions.); below: "Published according to Act of Parliament, Jan. 26, 1770 and Sold at Spilsbury's Print Shop in Russell Court Covent Garden."; below, left: "The Cocoa 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:
B2001.2.1505
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:54098
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