Artist William Nutter, English, 1754-1802
Artist after William Hogarth, English, 1697-1764
  • Captain Thomas Coram
Date 1796
Medium stipple engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 22 5/8 × 16 inches (57.5 × 40.6 cm)
Sheet: 23 1/4 × 16 1/8 inches (59.1 × 41 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Gordon Beer
Accession Number 47.3
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: W,, Hogarth Pinxt.
Inscribed, lower center: London, Published Dec. 1. 1796, by R. Cribb, No. 288 Holborn
Inscribed, lower right: W. Nutter Sculpt.
Inscribed, center lower margin: CAPTN. THOS. CORAM | who after 17 Years unwearied application, obtained the CHARTER of the FOUNDLING HOSPITAL, | To the GOVERNORS & GUARDIANS of the Hospital this Print is humbly dedicated | by their obedient humble Servt. | R. Cribb.
Inscribed, in pencil, upper right margin: 278
Gordon Beer;
1947-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)