Artist John Hill, English, 1770-1850
Artist after Joshua Shaw, English, 1776-1860
Publisher M. Carey and Son, American
  • Norfolk from Gosport, Virginia
Date 1819
Medium aquatint and etching printed in black ink, colored by hand on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 12 × 15 1/4 inches (30.5 × 38.7 cm)
Sheet: 14 3/4 × 20 1/2 inches (37.5 × 52.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Thomas M. Ball
Accession Number 49.356
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Painted by J. Shaw.
Inscribed, lower center: NORFOLK; FROM GOSPORT, VIRGINIA. | Published by M. Carey & Son Philadelphia.
Inscribed, lower right: Engraved by J. Hill.
The Rosenbach Company (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA).
1949-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)