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Creator Print made by Agostino Brunias, 1728–1796, Italian, active in Britain (1758–70; 1777-80s)
after Agostino Brunias, 1728–1796, Italian, active in Britain (1758–70; 1777-80s)
Title Free Natives of Dominica
Alternate Title(s) Free Natives of Domenica
Date 1780
Medium Stipple engraving and etching with hand coloring on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (cropped inside plate): 11 7/8 x 8 1/4 inches (30.2 x 20.9 cm) Image: 8 13/16 x 6 15/16 inches (22.4 x 17.7 cm)
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Lettering
Lettered in brown ink, lower center: [Borelands coat of arms, "PRESS THROUGH" lettered within banner] | "FREE NATIVES OF DOMINICA. | This Plate is Dedicated to Sir Wm,, Young, Bart,, | by his most Obliged and devoted Servt,, | A,, Brunias. | London, Pubd,, as the Act directs, Febry,, 1, 1780, by the Proprietor, N,,67, Broad Street, Soho."; lower right: "A,, Brunias, pinxt,, et sculpt,,"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1981.25.1955
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3622702
Subject Terms bonnets (hats) | bows (costume accessories) | breeches (trousers) | cane | cap (headgear) | Caribbean | chokers | coat | costume | dresses | earrings | flounces | genre subject | gesture | gowns | handkerchiefs | hats | jewelry | lace | landscape | man | mountain | natives | palm trees | patterns (design elements) | ruffles | shrubs | staff (walking stick) | stripes | trees | tricorne | turbans | West Indies | women
Place Represented Dominica | North and Central America
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