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Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Soldier’s Return by Moreland

George Morland  ( 1763 – 1804 )  from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Detail: winter, walking stick, shoes, musket, bag, hat, cocked hat, cape, coat, knapsack, soldier, camp follower

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Fishing Smack under Sail – Brooking

Charles Brooking  ( 1723-1759 )  from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Ok, I admit it, sometimes I just like to look at boats. Detail:  sailboat, boat, ship

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Caricature of George Bubb Dodington and Sir Thomas Robinson by Sandby 1761

Paul Sandby (1731 – 1809 )    from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Detail: shoes, clocked stockings, garters, sword, walking stick, coat, breeches, gloves, ruffled shirt, hood, tricorn hat

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Death of Captain James Cook – George Carter 1783

George Carter (1737–1794) It’s getting pretty naval around here…   I am not including the native side in my detail as I have no idea how correct this artist maybe on that aspect. Detail: sailor clothing, marines, boats, muskets, slops, striped trousers, handkerchief, sword, hair, hats, muskets, sailor

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Edward Knowles Captain of the HMS Peregrine – Francis Cotes

Francis Cotes ( 1726 –  1770) Detail: naval uniform, gold lace, buttons, tricorn hat, cockade, ship, iron stantion, railing, block and tackle, rope, sword

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A Scene from The Maid of the Mill – John Inigo Richards 1765

John Inigo Richards ( 1731 – 1810 ) from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Detail: farm yard, mill, boy, water wheel, mill stones, house, sacks, boxes

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View on the Thames with Westminster Bridge – Samuel Scott 1744

Samuel Scott  ( 1702 – 1772 )     from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Detail: boat, sailor, pipe, table, sail, barrel, basket, mug, London, flag

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William Sixth Baron Craven – Francis Cotes 1768

Francis Cotes ( 1726 – 1770 ) Detail: tricorn hat, breeches, boots, gloves, waistcoat, coat, metal buttons, walking stick, handkerchief

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The Shooting Party by Ibbetson about 1800

Julius Caesar Ibbetson  ( 1759 – 1817 )  from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Detail: marquee tent, horse, saddle, hunters, dog

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Sandwich Carrots! by Gillray 1796

James Gillray ( 1756  – 1815) Detail: wheelbarrow, carrots, shoes, stockings, petticoat, apron, breeches, coat, fichu, hat, store front, book seller

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