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Creator J. Wellis, active 1799
after Richard Livesay, 1753–1826, British
Title To the officers and Corps of the Newport Volunteers this View of the Town with Volunteers on their March to be Reviewed by the Right Honble General Sir Wm. Pitt, K.B. on the 29th July 1798, is with Respect Inscribed
Date 1799
Medium Colored aquatint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed to plate): 20 1/2 × 25 1/4 inches (52.1 × 64.1 cm) Image: 15 3/4 × 21 9/16 inches (40 × 54.8 cm)
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Watermark: 1794, Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by R. Livesay Drawing Master to the R. A. Portsmouth."; lettered, lower center: "To the OFFICERS & CORPS of the Newport Volunteers this View of the TOWN with the VOLUNTEERS | on their March to be Reviewed by the Right Honble General Sir Wm Pitt K.B. | on the 29th July 1798 is with respect Inscribed by their obliged humble Servant Rich Livesay"; lettered, lower center: "Publih'd as the Act directs August 12 1799 by R. Livesay Portsea."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J. Wells"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1978.43.274
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3626861
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