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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Ryder, 1746–1810, Irish
after Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734–1797, British, active in Italy (1773–75)
Title:

The Captive

Date:
1786
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 3/8 × 22 11/16 inches (46.7 × 57.6 cm) and Plate: 17 × 20 inches (43.2 × 50.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "1"; inscribed, lower left: "Harriet Wright"; inscribed, lower center: "The Captive"; inscribed in graphite on verso, lower right:"Proof before Title | proof II"; inscribed on verso, center right: "733"

Printed lower left: "J Wright Pinxt."; printed lower center: "Publishd as the Act Directs Oct 1 1786 by John & Josiah Boydell Cheapside London"; printed lower right: "T. Ryder Sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. John E. Larkin Jr. in honor of Jules D. Prown
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2006.3
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
chains | correctional institution | genre subject | jail | jug | prisoner
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:55897
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