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Creator:
Print made by John Greig, active 1800–1853, British
after John Greig, active 1800–1853, British
Text by William Hayley, 1745–1820, British
Published by Vernor & Hood, active 1795–1807, British
Title:

The Elms

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 1/8 inches (22.9 × 18.1 cm), and Image: 6 × 4 1/4 inches (15.2 × 10.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image, lower right: "57 Miles from London"; lettered below image, lower center: "Drawn and Engraved by Jn O Greig. | THE ELMS. | There, fast rooted in their bank, | Stand never overlooked our fav'rite elms, | That screen the herdsman's solitary hut | Vide the Task, Book I. | London: Published by Vernor & Hood, Booksellers in the Poultry. | Ja O 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:
B1978.43.1658
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:7557
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