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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Johnson, 1709–1767
after Pierre Eugene Du Simitiere, ca. 1736–1834, Swiss
Title:

Silas Deane

Date:
undated
Medium:
Etching on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (31.8 x 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite center: "T. Johnson"; in graphite lower left: "Drawn by DuSimitiere etched by Thomas Johnson"; inscrbied on back in black ink center: "Silas Deane, (1737) (1737-1789) from an | etching by Thomas Johnson | (note: [...] the 'e' at the end of his name. in | spite of the original. The two spelling were common | at the time. B. J. H.) | Commissioner with Benjmain Franklin | and Arthur Lee. to the court of France | in the American Revoloution"

Lettered lower center: "SilasDeane"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Manuscripts and Archives Collection, transfer from the Sterling Memorial Library
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2012.12
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buttons (information artifacts) | historical subject | man | portrait | portrait | profile (figure) | ruffles
Associated People:
Deane, Silas (1737–1789) American merchant, politician and diplomat
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:66356
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