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

The Mewstone, Entrance of Plymouth Sound

Part Of:

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

Date:
1815
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 5/8 × 16 inches (32.1 × 40.6 cm), Plate: 8 15/16 × 11 15/16 inches (22.7 × 30.3 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 left: "R.97. Etching; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "A.W."

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, Esq. R.A. | The Mew Stone. Entrance of Plymouth Sound"; lettered, lower right: "Etched by W.B. Cooke, 1815."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6615
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bay (body of water) | island | sound
Associated Places:
Devon | England | Europe | Great Mew Stone | Plymouth Sound | United Kingdom | Wembury Bay
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15900
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