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Creator:
William Bernard Cooke, 1778–1855, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Plymouth, with Mount Batten
Date:
1817
Medium:
Etching and engraving on thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, with cream, chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/16 × 17 3/16 inches (31 × 43.7 cm), Plate: 9 1/4 × 11 15/16 inches (23.5 × 30.3 cm), Chine collé: 8 15/16 × 11 13/16 inches (22.7 × 30 cm), and Image: 6 1/2 × 9 1/2 inches (16.5 × 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.100."; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "([2]8"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "100. Early Eng.Pf .E.p2x"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "(Previously E.P.1)"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Unfinished before p[...] of light | on hill to [...] of round [...] | Lights in cornfield [...]afterwards where | reduced in [structure]"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "AW | Soth.7 21st Nov 1922 lot 223 | Shores & Hughes Coll."

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner R.A. | Plymouth from Mount Batten."; lettered, lower right: "by W.B.Cooke 1817."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6624
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:15909
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