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

Minehead, Somersetshire

Part Of:

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

Date:
1820
Medium:
Etching; open etching touched on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/8 × 17 1/4 inches (30.8 × 43.8 cm), Plate: 9 × 12 inches (22.9 × 30.5 cm), and Image: 6 1/8 × 8 3/8 inches (15.6 × 21.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Early state, before rivers for [...] were cleaned out | foreground darkened and shaded with brown | R.112. Etching touched."

Lettered below image: "J.M.W. Turner R.A. | Etched W.B. Cooke 1820. | Minehead Somersetshire."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6653
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | landscape (representation) | river | tower (single built work)
Associated Places:
Avill | Conygar Tower | Dunster | Dunster Castle | England | Europe | Minehead | Somerset | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15977
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