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Creator Francis Seymour Haden, 1818–1910, British
Title The Breaking Up of the Agamemnon, no. 2
Alternate Title(s) The Breaking Up of the "Agamemnon"
Breaking up of Agamemnon
Breaking up of the Agammemnon [sic]
Date after 1880
Medium Etching and mezzotint on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 15 1/16 x 22 1/16 inches (38.3 x 56.1 cm) Plate: 10 1/4 x 18 7/8 inches (26 x 48 cm) Image: 9 3/4 x 18 3/8 inches (24.7 x 46.7 cm)
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Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "No 53 A. Breaking up of Agamemnon | Mezzotint"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "MH 229 II" ("MH" in monogram); inscribed in graphite, lower right on back: "X1791 | [?rg]", Watermarked, lower right: "J WHATMAN | 1871", Lettered lower left within image: "Seymour Haden 1886" [?1880], Signed in graphite, lower right below plate marks: "Seymour Haden" (partially underlined); not dated
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art; Yale University Art Gallery Collection; Gift of Mrs. Howard Mansfield
Accession Number B1994.4.323
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3622988
Subject Terms architectural subject | boats | cargo vessels | cityscape | clouds | containers | domes | dreadnought | estuary | flag | harbour | hospital | marine art | masts | men | moon | mooring | navy | night | posts | rigging | river | ropes | sails | sea | seamen | ships | smoke | warships | water | waves (natural events)
Place Represented Deptford | England | Europe | Greater London | Greenwich | Thames | United Kingdom
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