Print (Mezzotint)

  • Title:

    Ye Foil'd, Ye Baffled Brittons... (The Capture of Major André)

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Samuel Blyth (Mezzotinter)

  • Place of Origin:

    Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1780-1800

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Mezzotint, Engraving

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.1265 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1957.1265 A

Object Name

Print (Mezzotint)

Title

Ye Foil'd, Ye Baffled Brittons... (The Capture of Major André)

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Samuel Blyth (Mezzotinter)
1744-1795

Place of Origin

Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Origin possibly Salem.

Date

1780-1800

Subjects

Historical

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Mezzotint, Engraving

Dimensions (inches)

7.375 (H) , 9.75 (W) , 6.4 (Image H) , 9.6 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

18.733 (H) , 24.76 (W) , 6.4 (Image H) , 9.6 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H taken 3.5 cm from left. W taken 3 cm up from bottom. Plate marks not available; trimmed at plate marks. Chain intervals: 2.8-3.1 cm; 7 laid lines per cm.

Watermark

none

Coloring

Hand colored with opaque watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Fowble, E. McSherry. 1987 Two Centuries of Prints in America, 1680-1880 : A Selective Catalogue of the Winterthur Museum Collection.
Published: no. 308, pp. 438-9.
[Book] Goldfield, David, et al. 2007 The American Journey: A History of the United States, Teaching and Learning Classroom Edition. 1.