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Creator:
William Bernard Cooke, 1778–1855, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
The Mewstone, Entrance of Plymouth Sound
Date:
1815
Medium:
Line engraving, first published state on thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 9/16 × 22 5/16 inches (37 × 56.7 cm), Plate: 8 15/16 × 12 inches (22.7 × 30.5 cm), and Image: 6 5/16 × 9 1/2 inches (16 × 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.97"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Elliot | first out [...] proof"

Collector's stamp, lower right: "W.G.R."

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, Esq. R.A. | The Mew Stone, Entrance of Plymouth Sound"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W.B.Cooke1815."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6614
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15899
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