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

Falmouth, Cornwall

Part Of:

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

Date:
1815
Medium:
Etching and engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/16 × 17 1/16 inches (29.1 × 43.3 cm), Plate: 8 15/16 × 12 inches (22.7 × 30.5 cm), and Image: 6 3/16 × 9 7/16 inches (15.7 × 24 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.98"; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "(24"; inscribed, lower left: "98 Etching"' inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "AW | Sir Chas. Robinson | Sothebys | 27.3.14"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, Esq. R.A. | Falmouth Cornwall"; 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:
B1977.14.6617
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bay (body of water) | castle | inlet | marine art
Associated Places:
Carrick Roads | Cornwall | England | Europe | Falmouth | Falmouth Bay | Pendennis Castle | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15902
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