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Creator:
Etched by Samuel Middiman, ca. 1750–1831, British
Engraved by John Pye, 1782–1874, British
Figures engraved by Charles Heath, 1785–1848, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

High Street, Oxford

Date:
1812
Medium:
Etching and line engraving; engraver's proof (b) on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper, mounted to thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 19 3/8 × 24 5/8 inches (49.2 × 62.5 cm), Image: 16 × 24 inches (40.6 × 61 cm), and Mount: 32 7/8 × 25 3/8 inches (83.5 × 64.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, upper left: "R. 79

Lettered below image: "Published March 14 1812 by James Wyatt, | Carver and Gilder, Hight Street Oxford | as the Act | directs | Engraved by John Pye 1812" | HIGH STREET, | OXFORD, | To the Very Reverend JOHN PARSONS D.D. | DEAN OF BRISTOL, Master of Balliot College | and Vice Chancellor of | the University of Oxford. | This Plate after an original Picture by J. M. W. Turner Esqr. R.A. | and Professor of Perspective to the Royal Academy | Is dedicated with PERMISSION, | by his most obliged and very humble Servant. JAMES WYATT."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6567
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15808
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