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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:

Britannia's Protection, or Loyalty Triumphant

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 11/16 x 15 5/8 inches (32.2 x 39.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, upper right: "GOD SAVE THE KING"; in graphite, upper left: "[..?] for thy | diabolical attempt | thou shall meet with your | [reward?]"; in black ink, lower right: "FORTITUDE"; in gray-black ink, lower center: "Britannias Protection or Loyalty Triumphant"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.10
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegory | figures | genre subject | king (person) | protection
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5795
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