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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G4896.A
People
William Sharp, British (1749 - 1824)
After John Singleton Copley, American (Boston, MA 1738 - 1815 London, England)
Title
The Siege and Relief of Gibraltar
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1810
Culture
British
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 67.5 × 94.6 cm (26 9/16 × 37 1/4 in.)
plate: 66 × 86 cm (26 × 33 7/8 in.)
framed: 83.8 × 104.3 × 4.1 cm (33 × 41 1/16 × 1 5/8 in.)
Provenance
Acquired in the 19th century
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Le Bl. 29
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gray Collection of Engravings Fund
Accession Year
1818
Object Number
G4896.A
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Ethan Lasser, ed., The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2017), p. 134, Plate 70; p. 28, pp. 37-38 as part of Fig. 28 in Ethan W. Lasser's "Harvard's Teaching Cabinet"; p. 59 in María Dolores Sánchez-Jáuregui's "A Repository of Gifts"

Exhibition History

The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/19/2017 - 12/31/2017; The Hunterian Art Gallery, 03/23/2018 - 06/24/2018

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