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Creator:
Print made by George Cooke, 1781–1834, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Dover from Shakespeare's Cliff
Date:
1826
Medium:
Etching and line engraving; first published state on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper with chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/4 × 19 5/8 inches (32.4 × 49.8 cm), Plate: 9 3/8 × 12 3/8 inches (23.8 × 31.4 cm), Chine collé: 9 × 12 1/4 inches (22.9 × 31.1 cm), and Image: 6 3/8 × 9 1/2 inches (16.2 × 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. 126. Completed E.P."; inscribed in red pen, lower right: "232.9"; | inscribed in graphite, lower right: "To A. [...] from his friend"

Blind embossed: "W.G.R."

Lettered below image: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner R.A. | Engraved by George Cooke | Dover."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6697
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:16021
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