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Creator:
James Heath, 1757–1834, British
James Bruce, 1730–1794, British
Title:

Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile. Edinburgh: J. Ruthven, for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1790

Additional Title(s):

Preliminary drawing for the frontispiece of Vol. I of Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, by James Bruce

Date:
1770
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink, and gray and brown wash on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 × 8 inches (12.7 × 20.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, upper left and upper center: "No 1", "No 1"; in pen and brown ink, lower center: "1770"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8785
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
historical subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9910
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