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Creator:
Print made by James Walker, 1748–1808, British
Print made by James S. Storer, 1771–1853, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Rochester
Date:
1794
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 × 10 inches (20.3 × 25.4 cm), Plate: 6 × 8 inches (15.2 × 20.3 cm), and Image: 4 3/8 × 6 5/8 inches (11.1 × 16.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Collector's mark: "WGR", blind embossed

Lettered lower center: "Plate 55. Engraved by Walker & Storer, from an Original Drawing by Turner | Published May 1st 1794 by Harrison & Co. No. 18 Patemoster Row, London. | Rochester"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6470
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agriculture | anchor | arch | boat | bridge | cane | castle | cathedral | church | city | clouds | distant view | field | hill | keep | landscape | man | marine art | Norman | river | spire | stone | tower | tree | water | woman
Associated Places:
England | Kent | River Medway | Rochester | Rochester Castle | Rochester Cathedral | United Kingdom
Access:
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Publications:
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Theresa Fairbanks-Harris, Papermaking and the art of watercolor in eighteenth-century Britain, Paul Sandby and the Whatman Paper Mill , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2006, pp. 44-45, fig. 17, NJ18.Sa56 A15 V5 2006 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15657
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