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Aquatint

Description

Framed aquatint entitled "An East-Indiaman in a storm, Scudding before the Wind." Ship w/ British flag tossed on sea. Partially dismasted. Two small ships in background. Original frame of pressed brass over wood has been painted black.

Details

Maker
Elmes, W. (Engraver)
Fairburn, John (Publisher)
Date
1795
Inscriptions
Engraved under print: ""Designed and Engraved by W. Elmes"" Engraved under title: ""Published 10th Octr. 1795 by John Fairburn. No. 146 Minories, London.""
Location of origin
London, England
Material
aquatints (prints)
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Aquatint
aquatints (prints)
ink
Ink
marines (visual works)
Maritime
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Ship
ships
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
8 x 10 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.83
GUSN
67195

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