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Creator:
Print made by Anker Smith, 1759–1819, British
after Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Published by Nuttall, Fisher & Dixon, active 1818, British
Title:

Vortigern & Rowena

Part Of:

Collective Title: Illustrations from Camden's 'The imperial history of England'

Date:
1816
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on thin, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 × 8 7/8 inches (35.6 × 22.5 cm), Plate: 11 3/4 × 7 1/2 inches (29.8 × 19.1 cm), and Image: 9 7/8 × 6 1/2 inches (25.1 × 16.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered within image border, lower center: "Vortigern & Rowena" ; below image, lower left:" Smirke del."; lower right: "A. Smith sculp"; below, center: "Published by Nultall, Fisher & Dixon, Liverpool. Aug. 1816." Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "Whitlocke 12 | 22"

Lettered within image, lower center: "Vortigern & Rowena."; below image, lower left: "Smirke del."; lower center: "Published by Nuttall, Fisher & Dixon, Liverpool. Aug.1816."; lower right: "A. Smith sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of James Wilson, YCBA Docent
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2014.26.6
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
plays | royalty | tapestry
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:70365
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