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View of Greenwich

2006.44.776 (RS84920)

Description

Aquatint in frame of a harbor with nine ships and seven small boats. Foreground has a wharf in lower right corner. The background shows a harbor front property with buildings. There is a mock frame around the scene.

Details

Maker
J. & J. Boydell (Publisher)
Stadler, Joseph Constantine (Engraver)
After Farrington, Joseph, 1747-1821 (Artist)
Date
June 1, 1795
Inscriptions
"l Farrington Pubd June 1st 1795 by J & J Boydell. Shakespeare. View of Greenwich, from Deptford Yard - Gallery Pall Mall 8N. 90. Cheapside. I.C. Stadler Sculpt" (printed)
"View of "Greenwich Hospital" from Stratford. / note the hills in the background on which the / Observatory is located and where Blackheart is / one of the beautiful aquatints published by Boydell. / as illustrations of one of their books on typography / 1793. This shows the hospital as it appeared / just after Capt cook was Governor there. / It probably had not changed much. / Bought in Eng in 1928 and given to me / by Anna Christians 1928. / Stephen W. Phillips." (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
aquatint (printing process)
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
aquatint (printing process)
aquatints (prints)
ink
paper (fiber product)
Print
prints (visual works)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
12 1/16 x 16 3/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.776
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
175376

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