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Creator:
Thomas Daniell, 1749–1840, British, active in India
Title:

View of the Canton River, near Whampoa, China

Date:
ca. 1780
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper, mounted to thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/8 x 29 3/4 inches (53.7 x 75.6 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 24 x 32 1/2 inches (61 x 82.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on moungt in black ink, lower center: "View of the CANTON RIVER near WHAMPOA, CHINA; inscribed on verso in brown ink, lower left: "No 9. Near Whampoa - China"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6139
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9204
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