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Creator:
Henry Edridge, 1769–1821, British
Title:

The Hon. George Pryse Cambell (1793-1858), as a Midshipman

Date:
1805
Medium:
Watercolor, with pen, in black ink,, graphite and scratching out on medium, slightly textured, beige, wove paper, mounted on, thick, slightlyly textured, brown, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 14 × 19 inches (35.6 × 48.3 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 13 1/2 × 18 5/16 inches (34.3 × 46.5 cm), and Sheet: 13 1/16 × 17 7/8 inches (33.2 × 45.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "9 /120 | Henry Edridge 1805 | Portrait of the Hon. George Pryse Campbell as a midshipman | born 1793, [...] Rear - admiral, d. 1858. | the distinguished himself when a lieutenant in the action between H.M. | Frigate Belvideva & the U.S.S. Resident. June, 1812. | from the collach of the Viscount [Evnlyn?] | Stackpole Count, Pembrokshire"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "09520"

Signed and dated in pen, with black ink, lower left: "H. Edridge 1805."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1505
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beach | boats | coast | figure study | landscape | marine art | portrait | rocks (landforms) | top hat | water
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9324
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