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Print made by Paul Sandby, 1731–1809
after Paul Sandby, 1731–1809
after drawing by Thomas Pownall, 1722–1805
Published by John Bowles, 1701–1779
Published by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794
Published by Henry Parker, 1725–1809

A View in Hudson's River of Pakepsey & the Catts-Kill Mountains, from Sopos Island in Hudson's River

Part Of:

Collective Title: Scenographia Americana, Or, A Collection of Views in North America and the West Indies

Materials & Techniques:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 16 3/4 × 23 3/8 inches (42.5 × 59.4 cm), Plate: 14 1/4 × 20 7/8 inches (36.2 × 53 cm), Image: 12 3/4 × 20 1/4 inches (32.4 × 51.4 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "A11734"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "E10253. PL/H/X."; lower right: "Date 1768. | S9079"

Lettered below image, lower left: "A view in Hudson's River of Pakepsey & the Catts-Kill Mountains, | from Sopos Island in Hudson's River."; lower right: "C.3. | Vue sur la Riviere d'Hudson dans Pakepsey et des Montagnes de Catts-Kill, prise de l'Isle de Sopos, situee dans cette riviere."; lower center: "Sketch'd on the SPOT by his Excellency, Governor Pownal. Painted & Engraved by Paul Sandby. | London. Printed for Johm. Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robert Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, Thos. Jeffryes the Corner of St Martin's Lane in the Strand, Carington Bowles at No. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, and Henry Parker at No. 82 in Cornhill."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
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IIIF Manifest:

Picturesque and Sublime - Thomas Cole's Trans-Atlantic Inheritance (Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 2018-04-29 - 2018-11-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Timothy J. Barringer, Picturesque and sublime : Thomas Cole's trans-Atlantic inheritance, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2018, pp. 92-3, no. 4, NJ18 .C67 B37 2018 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Douglas Fordham, Aquatint Worlds : Travel, Print, and Empire 1770-1820, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven and London, p. 30, fig. 17, NE2230 .F674 2019 (LC) Oversize [ORBIS]

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