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Creator:
Edward William Cooke, 1811–1880, British
Title:
Bomb Proof Battery near Gillingham, on the Medway...
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 5/8 x 12 3/8 inches (21.9 x 31.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in watercolor lower right: "E W Cooke"; inscribed on back in graphite upper right: "11"; in black chalk upper right: "V408"; in graphite upper right: "Bomb. proof Battery . near Gillingham | Midway."; in graphite lower right encircled: "30"; in graphite lower right: "P. as.| late."

Signed in artist's hand in watercolor lower right: "E W Cooke"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2416
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anchors (fasteners) | anchors (watercraft equipment) | battery | birds | birds | figures | flags | French | masts | reflection | ships
Associated Places:
Europe | Gillingham | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Masters of the Sea - British Marine Watercolors (Yale Center for British Art, 1987-06-10 - 1987-08-02)

Masters of the Sea - British Marine Watercolors (National Maritime Museum, 2005-08-25 - 2005-10-25)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8202
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