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Creator:
Print made by James S. Storer, 1771–1853, British
after James S. Storer, 1771–1853, British
Text by William Hayley, 1745–1820, British
Published by Vernor & Hood, active 1795–1807, British
Title:

Cowper's Summer House

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Life, and Posthumous Writings, of William Cowper

Date:
1803-1804
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Binding: 11 1/2 inches (29.2 cm), Sheet: 11 3/8 × 9 inches (28.9 × 22.9 cm), Plate: 9 × 7 inches (22.9 × 17.8 cm), and Image: 4 3/4 × 4 1/8 inches (12.1 × 10.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered above image, upper center: "Cowper | Illustrated | by a series of views in or near | the PARK of | WESTON-UNDERWOOD | Bucks"; lower center: "Drawn and Engraved by Ja. S Storer | Cowper's Summer House | Had I the choice of sublunary good. | What could I wish that I pofsefs not here? | Vide the Task. Book III. | London; Published by Vernor and Hood, Booksellers in the Poultry, Ja S. Storer and Jn Greig, Chapel Street, Pentonville, May 1st 1803."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1654
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7543
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