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Creator:
Carrick, Robert, active 1853–1895
Title(s):
The blue lights / by R. Carrick ; after J.M.W. Turner, Esqre. R.A. ; shewing the progress of the printing.
Published/Created:
London : Published by Day & Son, 17 Gate Street, [1853?]
Physical Description:
27 prints in 1 volume : chromolithography volume 62 x 87 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C N 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
The finished print was originally published in 1852. It was based on Turner's Rockets and blue lights (close at hand)--to warn steam-boats of shoal-water.
Title from label on cover.
The YCBA copy may be unique. Consists of a series of progressive impressions showing the build-up of the chromolithograph in 27 stages. In each pair of plates is shown an impression of the single-color stone and the cumulative result (of the colors used so far), concluding with the finished print.
Form/Genre:
Chromolithographs.
Lithographs.
Contributors:
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851. Rockets and blue lights.
Day & Son, publisher.
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