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Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827

Bodmin Cornwall: The Arrival of the Stage-Coach

Additional Title(s):

The Arrival of the Stage Coach at the Sun Inn, Bodmin, Cornwall

Watercolor with pen and gray and black ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Sheet: 9 1/4 x 15 inches (23.5 x 38.1 cm), Mount: 14 1/8 x 20 1/8 inches (35.9 x 51.1 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, on mount; lower centert: "Bodmin Cornwall arrival of the stage coach."; in graphite, (very faint), on mount, lower right: "T. Rowlandson 1775"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
birdcage | bowl (vessel) | buildings | cat (domestic cat) | children | dog (animal) | drum (musical instrument) | genre subject | hats | infant | inn | men | piglets | pigs | plant | soldiers | stagecoach | tables (support furniture) | uniforms, military | windows | women
Associated Places:
Bodmin | Cornwall | England | Europe | United Kingdom
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IIIF Manifest:

Roads to Rails - Revolution in British Transport (Yale Center for British Art, 1992-04-15 - 1992-06-28) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Rowlandson Drawings from the Paul Mellon Collection (Royal Academy of Arts, 1978-03-04 - 1978-05-28) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Rowlandson Drawings from the Paul Mellon Collection (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-11-16 - 1978-01-15) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Elisabeth Fairman, Roads to rails : revolution in British transport, , New Haven, CT, 1992, p. 13, no. 125, HE243 .F25 1992 (YCBA) [YCBA]

J. H. Plumb, The pursuit of happiness : a view of life in Georgian England : an exhibition selected from the Paul Mellon collection, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1977, pp. 31, 73, no. 9, pl. 9, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA) [YCBA]

John Riely, Rowlandson drawings from the Paul Mellon Collection, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1977, pp. 42-43, no. 58, NJ18 .R79 R68 (LC) (YCBA) [YCBA]

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