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Creator:
Engraved by Samuel Okey, active 1765–1780, British
after John Collet, ca. 1725–1780, British
Title:

The City Chanters

Date:
1771
Medium:
Mezzotint on wove paper on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/4 × 18 1/8 inches (37.5 × 46 cm) and Image: 13 1/4 × 18 1/8 inches (33.7 × 46 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Engraved, in plate: "Engraved by Sam Okey 1771 The City Chanters, Engrav'd from an Original Picture Painted by M.r Collett; in the Possession of N: Nartl Esq.r Price 2s/6."

Letterd, lower center: "THE CITY CHANTERS, | Engrav'd from an Original Picture Painted y M. Collett; in the Possession of N: hart Esqr:"; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by Sam;. Okey 1771 | Price 2/6

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.199
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5798
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