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The Asylum for the Deaf

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Collet, John (artist)
    Sandby, Paul, born 1731 - died 1809 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    William Smith Gift

  • Museum number:

    1694-1871

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 120

Physical description

Watercolour entitled 'The Asylum for the Deaf' depicting groups of figures before a building, playing musical instruments, handing out pamphlets, and one wheeling a cart accompanied by a large dog. A lady with an ear trumpet stands in a window in the background.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Collet, John (artist)
Sandby, Paul, born 1731 - died 1809 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 34.9 cm, Width: 53.7 cm

Descriptive line

Watercolour entitled 'The Asylum for the Deaf', formerly attributed to John Collet but now attributed to Paul Sandby. Great Britain, ca. late 18th century.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing; Painting

Subjects depicted

Pamphlet; Crowds; Figures; Cello; Asylums; Music; Dogs; Ear trumpet; Deaf; Carts; Disabled

Categories

Drawings; Disability

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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