Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Robert Mabon, died 1798, British

Title:
The Tank
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper and medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/4 × 13 7/8 inches (8.3 × 35.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "No 54"; in pen and black ink, center: "The Tank"; upper right: "B In this Boat was [...] | [...]"; upper right: "A. on this boat were a number | of [...] Elephants-- | camels Horses and Donkis's | and [...]"; center: "C In this Boat were two officers | belonging to [...] and a young | Boy [...]"; in pen and brown ink, lower left: "No 3"; lower center: "A light Sketch of The Tank [...] where we [...] the 4th December 1792"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22426
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | boats | trees | people | lake | hills
Currently On View:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
Adapting the Eye: an archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-10-11 - 2011-12-31)

Publications:
Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 26, no. 47, V2359 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17789