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Bed Curtain Fragment

1972.10 (RS269772)

Description

Rectangular; brown and white copperplate with repeated scene of British assault on walled city; British warships in river. In center foreground mounted officers face viewer; point sword toward action. Hemmed bottom; selvage sides; cut top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1755-1765
Material
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
textiles
toile (textile material)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
architectural elements
Architecture
architecture (object genre)
armed forces
bed curtains
Cannon
cannons (artillery)
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
CURTAIN, BED
figure- and animal-derived motifs
fragments
Horse
horse (animal)
Military
Ship
ships
Soldier
soldiers
Stipple Engraved
textiles
Toile
toile (textile material)
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
26 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.10
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.
GUSN
48710

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