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Saint Paul shipwrecked on Malta. Etching by F. Bartolozzi, 1791, after B. West.

  • West, Benjamin, 1738-1820.
Date
1 January 1791
Reference
23963i
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Description

Bible. N.T. Acts 28.1-6

Publication/Creation

[London] : B. West & J. Barney, 1 January 1791.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 64.9 x 37.1 cm

Lettering

To the hon.ble the commissioners and governors of the Royal Hospital for seamen at Greenwich; this print taken from the picture of St. Paul ...

References note

Joe Zammit Ciantar, 'St Paul and the viper: a sketch, an altar painting, and an engraving', The Sunday times of Malta, 9 February 2020, pp. 52-53
Joe Zammit Ciantar, 'Depiction of St Paul's shipwreck and the viper's bite', The Malta independent, 17 February 2020, pp. 10-11

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "in the chapel of that hospital is by permission dedicated by their much obliged humble servant, Benj.n West. Painted by B. West historical painter to his majesty. Engraved by F. Bartolozzi historical engraver to his majesty"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 23963i

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