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Creator:
William Alexander, 1767–1816, British
Title:
Natives of Cochin Playing Shuttlecock in China
Date:
1792 to 1794
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches (17.5 x 22.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower left: " W. A f"; in graphite, on back, lower left: "Natives of Cochin China Playing at | Shuttle Cock with their feet"

Signed in black in, lower left: " W. A f"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4171
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
birds | game | genre subject | hats | huts | leisure | men | natives | palm trees | pipe (smoking equipment) | playing | recreation | shuttlecock | smoke | smoking | village | walls | women
Associated Places:
Asia | China
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8990
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