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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Vivares, c.1735–c.1790, British
after George Robertson, 1749–1788, British
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:

A View in the Island of Jamaica, of Roaring River Estate, belonging to William Beckford Esq.r near Savannah la Marr

Date:
1778
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/2 x 22 1/4in. (47 x 56.5cm), Plate: 15 3/4 x 21 1/2in. (40 x 54.6cm), Image: 13 3/4 x 20 1/2in. (34.9 x 52.1cm), and Frame: 23 1/4 × 29 1/4 × 1 1/8 inches (59.1 × 74.3 × 2.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered within plate, lower left: "Drawn on the Spot & Painted by George Robertson."; below: "No,, 2."; lower center: "John Boydell excudit 1778."; below: "A VIEW IN THE ISLAND OF JAMAICA, | of Roaring River Estate, belonging to William Beckford Esq.r near Savannah la Marr | To whom this Plate is Dedicated by his moft Obliged Servant, JOHN BOYDELL | Published March 25th,, 1778 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London."; lower right: "Engraved by Thomas Vivares."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1519
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:54109
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