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Creator:
John Thomas Smith, 1766–1833, British
Title:

Dr. Messenger Monsey of Chelsea Hospital, 1693-1788

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink and watercolor on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 7/8 × 4 9/16 inches (14.9 × 11.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in black ink, upper right: "Ornaments of Chelsea Hospital | or a peep into the | last Century | Pub. Jan 19th 1789 | by | H. Humphrey | New Bond Street"; in graphite, center right: "D. 2742"; in black ink, lower right: "in the European | [...]"; in black print: " Your most obedient humble Servent, | Henery Ellis Secretary, | British Museum"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5144
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
genre subject | hat | physician | portrait | wig
Associated People:
Monsey, Messenger (1693-1788), physician
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7942
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