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Creator:
Print made by Joseph Grozer, ca. 1755–1798, British
after Henry Singleton, 1766–1839, British
Published by Joseph Grozer, ca. 1755–1798, British
Title:
Charles Marquis Cornwallis Receiving the two Sons of Tippoo Sultaun as Hostages from the Vakeel
Date:
1793
Medium:
Color-printed mezzotint with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on board
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 1/2 × 26 inches (57.2 × 66 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image: "Painted by Henry Singleton. | Publish'd August 15th 1793 by J.Grozer, No.8 Castle Street Leicester Square London. | Engraved by Joseph Grozer"; lower center: "The Right Honble. Charles Marquis Cornwallis receiving the two Sons of Tippoo Sultaun as Hostages from the Vakeel. | This Morning they were the Sons of the Sultaun my Master they now look up to your Lordship as their Father"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2016.25.2
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
canopy | children | historical subject | soldiers | swords | uniform
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:73031
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