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Creator:
Samuel Atkins, active 1787–1808, British, active in the East Indies (1796–1804)
Title:
Shakespeare Cliff, Dover
Date:
ca. 1800
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/8 × 15 3/4 inches (28.9 × 40 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, center: "D263H/ Samuel Atkins [...] 1787-1807 | Shakespeare Cliff, Dover c.1800 | LGD"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Signed in pen and black ink, lower right: "Atkins"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5199
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated Places:
Dover
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9210
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