Norfolk from Gosport, Virginia, 1819

  • M. Carey and Son, American
  • John Hill, English, 1770-1850
  • Joshua Shaw, English, 1776-1860

Aquatint and etching printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 12 × 15 1/4 inches (30.5 × 38.7 cm) Sheet: 13 7/8 × 18 1/2 inches (35.2 × 47 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Thomas M. Ball

49.355

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Painted by J. Shaw. Inscribed, lower center: NORFOLK; FROM GOSPOR. [sic] 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)

John Hill; after Joshua Shaw, Norfolk from Gosport, Virginia, 1819, aquatint and etching printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Thomas M. Ball, 49.355.