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Stripping the Slain

Artist and publisher:
Etched and published by Robert Blyth (British, ca. 1750–1784)
Artist:
After John Hamilton Mortimer (British, Eastbourne 1740–1779 London)
Date:
November 15, 1779
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Plate: 9 5/16 x 6 7/8 in. (23.6 x 17.4 cm) Sheet: 15 7/16 x 10 7/8 in. (39.2 x 27.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.638.26
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "Drawn by J. J. Mortimer/ Etched by R. Blyth"

Inscription: in plate: "Stripping the Slain/ London Publish'd as the Act directs 15th Nov. 1779 by R. Bllyth No 27 Great Castle Street, Cavendish Square."
Vendor: Hans E. Rohr, New York
John Sunderland, Walpole Society, vol. 52 (1986), cat. 71.6
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