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Creator:
Samuel Atkins, active 1787–1808, British, active in the East Indies (1796–1804)
Title:
A Trading Brig Preparing to Set Sail on the Thames, Warships Running Down the Estuary Beyond
Date:
between 1787 and 1808
Medium:
Watercolor, pen, black ink, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/8 × 13 1/4 inches (23.2 × 33.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, center: "Lay | Spandrels | 17 Board margins 3" x 3 1/2" | (for Mrs H Newman)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, The U Collection. In appreciation of Choh Shiu and Man Foo U, loving parents, and Dorothea and Frank Cockett, dear friends
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2008.30.16
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
brig | cityscape | genre subject | marine art | men | oars | rowboats | rowing | seamen | ships | town | village | warships | windmill
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Thames | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Publications:
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Eleanor Hughes, Seascapes : marine paintings and watercolors from the U Collection [wall labels], , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2009, p. [8], V 2165 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:60748
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