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Creator:
Daniel Lerpiniere, c.1745–1785, British
after drawings by George Robertson, 1749–1788, British
Title:
A View in the Island of Jamaica, of the Bridge crossing the River Cobre near Spanish Town
Date:
1778
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/2 x 22 1/4in. (47 x 56.5cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in plate, below, center: "John Boydell excudit 1778."; below: "A VIEW IN THE ISLAND OF JAMAICA,"; below: "of the Bridge crossing the River Cobre near Spanish Town."; below: "Dedicated to William Beckford Esq.r of Somerly in Suffolk,"; below: "by his most Obliged Servant, JOHN BOYDELL."; below: "Published March 25th, 1778 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London."; below, left: "Drawn on the Spot & Painted by George Robertson."; below, right: "Engraved by Daniel Lerpiniere."; bottom left: "N.o 6."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1523
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:54113
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