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Drawing of Clinton Vase

Designer:
Designed by Thomas Fletcher (American, Alstead, New Hampshire 1787–1866 New Jersey)
Draftsman:
Drawn by Hugh Bridport (American (born England), London 1794–ca. 1868 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date:
ca. 1824–25
Medium:
Pen and ink, brush and wash
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 3/8 x 6 7/16 in. (21.3 x 16.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.652.2
Not on view
Inscription: recto center bottom, in black ink: Drawn.by.H Bridport:

verso, in graphite: See Moses, A Collection of Antique Vases, Altars, Paterae...& c. London, Bohm, preg. 1814 / Plate 37, the "Warwick" Vase, which was taken as the model of the Clinton Vases.

verso bottom, in graphite: Drawing of one of the vases presented to Gov. de Witt Clinton in March 1825 / The vases were designed by Thomas Fletcher of Philadelphia, / and made by his firm, Fletcher + Gardiner / They are dated: Dec. 1824 and Feb. 1825

verso bottom, in graphite: Hugh Bridport / Born London 1794 - died Phil. 1837 / came Philadelphia 1816
Vendor: The Old Print Shop (New York)
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