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Creator Henry Tresham, 1751–1814, British
Title The Ascent of Vesuvius
Date 1785 to 1790
Medium Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 17 5/8 x 27 5/8 inches (44.8 x 70.2 cm)
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Lettering
Inscribed on back in graphite center right: "Collection Lord Derby"; in graphite center: "D3489/ Henry Tresham RA 1750-1814 | Ascent of Vesuvius.. c 1785 | Coll : Earl of Derby | Tresham, protege of Lord Cawdor, was on | the continent, mainly in Italy, from 1775 to 1789. | LGD"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1977.14.6296
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1670634
Subject Terms ash | climbers | clouds | genre subject | geology | hats | hiking | landscape | men | rocks (landforms) | science | smoke | steam | sticks | tourism | travelers | volcano
Place Represented Europe | Italy | Vesuvius
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