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Creator:
Print made by William Miller, 1796–1882, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Plymouth Dock, from Mount Edgecumbe

Additional Title(s):

Devonport, from Mount Edgecumbe

Part Of:

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

Date:
1820
Medium:
Engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/16 × 16 13/16 inches (28.7 × 42.7 cm), Plate: 7 3/4 × 10 1/4 inches (19.7 × 26 cm), Chine collé: 7 5/8 × 10 1/4 inches (19.4 × 26 cm), and Image: 6 1/8 × 9 1/16 inches (15.6 × 23 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.99.a."; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Drawn by J M W Turner R.A. | (unpublished plate"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "A Copy of my Plate by W. Miller of Edinburgh"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "a/a"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "Ins the finest state unpublished Plate [257]"

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

Lettered, lower left: "Plymouth Dock, from Mount Edgecume"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by William Miller. 1820"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6621
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
estate | landscape (representation) | park | river
Associated Places:
Cornwall | Devon | England | Europe | Mount Edgcumbe Country Park Estate | Plymouth Sound | Tamar | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15906
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