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Creator:
William Nutter, 1754–1802, British
after William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
Title:

Captain Thomas Coram

Date:
1796
Medium:
Engraving on moderately thick, smooth, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 1/8 × 19 3/16 inches (63.8 × 48.7 cm), Plate: 22 7/8 × 16 inches (58.1 × 40.6 cm), and Image: 20 × 13 1/2 inches (50.8 × 34.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "GR | 3[64]"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "5637"

Lettered, lower left: "W. Hogarth Pinxt"; lettered, lower right: "W. Nutter sculpt."; lettered, lower center: "London Published Dec 1, 1796 by R. Cribb, No. 288 Holborn. | CAPTN. THOS. CORAM | who after 17 Years unwearied application, obtained the CHARTER of the FOUNDLING HOSPITAL. | To the GOVERNORS & GUARDIANS of the Hospital, this Print is humbly dedicated. | by their obedient humble Servt. R. Cribb"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Mary E. Knapp
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.5.3
Classification:
Prints
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:9292
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