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Creator:
Samuel Howitt, 1756–1822, British
Title:

The Tiger at Bay: an illustration for Captain Thomas Williamson's "Oriental Field Sports"

Date:
1807
Medium:
Watercolor, with pen, in gray ink, black ink, and graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, very thick, slightly textured, cream, cardboard
Dimensions:
Mount: 14 1/8 × 19 1/8 inches (35.9 × 48.6 cm) and Sheet: 11 3/4 × 17 1/8 inches (29.8 × 43.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2006.14.26
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
creek | elephants (animals) | field sports | grass | guns | hunters | hunting | illustration | lake | landscape | literary theme | men | mountains | palm trees | spears | sporting art | sports | stream | tiger | trees
Associated Places:
Asia | India
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:54371
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Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 36, no. 136, V2359 (YCBA)


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