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Creator:
Print made by George Cooke, 1781–1834, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Pendennis Castle and Entrance of Falmouth Harbour

Part Of:

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

Date:
1814-1826
Medium:
Etching and engraving, Engraver's proof on moderately thick, slightly textured, cram wove paper, with cream chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 9 × 11 3/4 inches (22.9 × 29.8 cm) and Image: 6 1/4 × 9 7/16 inches (15.9 × 24 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.101 E.P. 6(a). | (Same as Tar. 140.Etched)"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "The Sky darkened - The Pole at the edge of the reef dark"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "& only [...] [....] | [my] glass."; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "sky differs | [...]"

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

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W.Turner, R.A. | Pendennis Castle and entrance of Falmouth Harbour"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by George Cooke"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6627
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bay (body of water) | castle | headland | landscape (representation) | marine art
Associated Places:
Carrick Roads | Cornwall | England | Europe | Falmouth | Falmouth Bay | Pendennis Castle | Pennance Point | St. Anthony's Head | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15912
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