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

Plymouth from Mount Batten

Part Of:

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

Date:
1817
Medium:
Etching and engraving, Engraver's proof (touched) on thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, with cream chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/16 × 14 5/8 inches (26.5 × 37.1 cm), Plate: 9 × 11 7/8 inches (22.9 × 30.2 cm), Chine collé: 8 13/16 × 11 7/8 inches (22.4 × 30.2 cm), and Image: 6 3/8 × 9 7/16 inches (16.2 × 24 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, center left: "[200p] houses T.C. | sea [...]"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.100 E.P. 2. Touched proof | unfinished"; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "29"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "R100 |100. Eng Pf.3"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "A.W | Touched by Turner (m pencil, reflection of rocks in distance on extreme left, roff of houses in centre, er.)"

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:
B1977.14.6625
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
churches | citadel | cityscape | marine art | martello tower | sound
Associated Places:
Charles Church | Devon | England | Europe | Minster Church of St. Andrew | Mount Batten Tower | Plymouth | Plymouth Sound | The Royal Citadel | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15910
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