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  • Title: Port Mahon
  • Creator: Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45)
  • Date Created: between 1756 and 1773
  • Physical Dimensions: Mount: 8 × 9 7/8 inches (20.3 × 25.1 cm) Sheet: 4 3/8 x 5 3/4 inches (11.1 x 14.6 cm) Image: 4 × 5 1/2 inches (10.2 × 14 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: rifles (artillery), spear, cannon balls, swords, artillery, pistol, tricornes, port, signage, buildings, allegorical, soldiers, military art, Rattus rattus (species), cannons (artillery)
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Pen and black ink, pen and brown ink, brown wash, gray wash, watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, blued white laid paper, mounted on, thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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