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Creator:
George Chinnery, 1774–1852, British
Title:
Chinese Coolies Demolishing a Building
Date:
1833
Medium:
Graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 × 6 7/8 inches (19.7 × 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, center left: "[artist's shorthand]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4949
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | building | demolition | figure study | landscape | workers
Associated Places:
China
Access:
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Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, v.1: p. 207, no. 438, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8390
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