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Creator:
George Johann Scharf, 1788–1860
Title:

Swan Stairs, London Bridge

Date:
1841
Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor over graphite, with gouache on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 5/16 x 11 3/8in. (21.1 x 28.9cm), Sheet: 8 3/8 × 11 1/2 inches (21.3 × 29.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "near London Bridge"

Signed and dated, in pen and brown ink, lower left: "G. Scharf del June 1841"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5350
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7869
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Roads to Rails - Revolution in British Transport (Yale Center for British Art, 1992-04-15 - 1992-06-28) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Elisabeth Fairman, Roads to rails : revolution in British transport, , New Haven, CT, 1992, p. 21, no. 202, HE243 .F25 1992 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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