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Creator:
Print made by John Pye, 1782–1874, British
Figures by Charles Heath, 1785–1848, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Published by James Wyatt, active 1811–1834, British
Title:
A View of Oxford from the Abingdon Road
Date:
1818
Medium:
Etching; open etched state on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 1/2 × 28 1/2 inches (57.2 × 72.4 cm), Plate: 20 × 25 7/8 inches (50.8 × 65.7 cm), Chine collé: 19 1/4 × 24 5/8 inches (48.9 × 62.5 cm), and Image: 11 × 23 3/4 inches (27.9 × 60.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. 80"; lower left: "The Etching"; lower right: "F. Mac | with James"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "[...] P.R."

Lettered below image: "Painted by I.M.W. Turner, RA. P.P. | Etchd. by John Pye the Figures by Chas. Heath. | Published by Jas. Wyatt, Carver & Gilder, High Street, Oxford."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6569
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15810
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