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Creator:
Print made by Anthony Cardon, 1772–1813, Flemish
after Henry Singleton, 1766–1839, British
Published by Luigi Schiavonetti, 1765–1810, Italian
and Anthony Cardon, 1772–1813, Flemish
Title:
The Assault and Taking of Seringapatam
Date:
1801
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 1/8 × 25 5/8 inches (56.2 × 65.1 cm) and Mount: 25 3/4 × 30 3/4 inches (65.4 × 78.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, upper right: "21 217 | 4Bl"; lower left: "1506"; lower right: "1506"

Lettered below image: "Painted by H.Singleton. | London, Published Octr. 15, 1801, buy Anthy. Cardon, No.31 Clipstone Street, Fitzroy Square and by Messrs. Schiavonetti, No. 12, Michael Place, Brompton | Engraved by Anthy. Cardon"; lower left: "The Assault and Taking of Seringapatam | on the 4th of May 1799."; lower right: "L'Assaut et la Prise de Seringapatam le 4 de Mai 1799"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2016.25.3
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bayonets | flags | historical subject | rifles | soldiers | spears | swords | warfare
Associated Places:
India | Seringapatam
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:73497
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