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

High Street, Oxford

Date:
1812
Materials & Techniques:
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: 19 3/8 × 24 5/8 inches (49.2 × 62.5 cm), Image: 16 × 24 inches (40.6 × 61 cm), 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:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15808
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Translations - Turner and Printmaking (Yale Center for British Art, 1993-09-29 - 1993-12-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Eric M. Lee, Translations : Turner and printmaking, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1993, pp. 10-12, no. 10, NJ18 .T85 L44 1993 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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