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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:
Quakers' Meeting
Date:
ca. 1810
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and gray-brown and red-brown ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, blued white, wove paper, mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/16 x 11 inches (20.8 x 27.9 cm) and Mount: 10 1/8 x 13 inches (25.7 x 33 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: "Quakers Meeting"

watermark: similar to Heawood 3458

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.317
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
balcony | genre subject | groups of people by activity | interior | lamp (lighting device component) | meeting | meeting house | men | pews | Quakers | windows | women
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Rowlandson Drawings from the Paul Mellon Collection (Royal Academy of Arts, 1978-03-04 - 1978-05-28)

Rowlandson Drawings from the Paul Mellon Collection (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-11-16 - 1978-01-15)

Publications:
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Simon Schama, Rowlandson in the Round, TLS, the Times Literary Supplement, Issue no. 3963, March 10, 1978, p. 282, Film S748 (SML) Also available Online in TLS Historical Archive (ORBIS)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5698
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