1954.0051.004 A Print, B Frame, view 1
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Print (Etching)

  • Title:

    (Britannia to America) [Rebus]

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Matthew and Mary Darly (Publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

    London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    May 1 1778 (1778-1778)

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Etched, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1954.0051.004 A

  • Complete Details

Object Number

1954.0051.004 A

Object Name

Print (Etching)


(Britannia to America) [Rebus]


Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Matthew and Mary Darly (Publisher)

Place of Origin

London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe


May 1 1778 (1778-1778)

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower center, beneath image; Pub by MDarly May: 1 1778 Strand


Social/political commentary; Still life


Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)


Etched, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

14.7 (H) , 10.7 (W) , 11.8 (Image H) , 8.4 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

37.3 (H) , 27.1 (W) , 11.8 (Image H) , 8.4 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Plate H: 13.8 in. (35.0 cm). Plate W: 9.7 in. (24.7 cm). Chain interval: 2.5-2.6 cm; laid line frequency: 8 per cm. H at left. W at bottom.

Publisher Summary

Matthew and Mary Darly

Publication Date


Place of Publication

London, England, United Kingdom, Europe


Countermark of "IV"


Hand colored with translucent 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. 101, pp. 164-165.
[Book] The British Museum & George, Mary Dorothy. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. 5.
Published: p. 288 (listed).
[Book] Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Inc. & The Walpole Society. 1963 Prints pertaining to America: a list of publications in English, relating to prints about that portion of America now included in the United States with emphasis on the period 1650-1850: and a checklist of prints in an exhibition to commemorate the 1962. 99 p.
Published: no. 94, pp. 39-40.