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Creator:
Print made by William Bernard Cooke, 1778–1855, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Weymouth

Part Of:

Collective Title: Cooke's Picturesque Views of the Southern Coast of England

Date:
1814-1826
Medium:
Line engraving, etching and stipple engraving (intermediate state, between completed E.P. and 1st state) on thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/2 × 17 1/2 inches (29.2 × 44.5 cm), Plate: 9 1/16 × 12 inches (23 × 30.5 cm), and Image: 5 7/8 × 8 5/8 inches (14.9 × 21.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.91. Intermediate state, between completed E.P. and 1st state."; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "[...] 2 | (9)"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Between | R.91. [?] latest E.P. and first state | Intermediate | Weymouth"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "x Before 'lette, I think, AJF | before [...] darkened, before [...] do - befoe light ray above [...] | Proof, taken after the title was added in Roman Capitals, but with those capitals removed or blocked out in printing"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "AWEP4 | "W.S.R."; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "P/I/- | A.W."

stamp, verso, lower left: "10194"; stamp, verso, lower right: "W.G. Rawlinson.s Sale | 28,3,16 | A.W.

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W.B.Cooke"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6591
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
channel (water body component) | marine art
Associated Places:
Dorset | England | English Channel | Europe | United Kingdom | Weymouth | Weymouth Bay
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15832
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