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

The Observatory at Rosehill, Sussex

Part Of:

Collective Title: Cooke's Views in Sussex

Date:
1816
Medium:
Etching and line engraving; engraver's proof on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 × 16 1/8 inches (27.9 × 41 cm), Plate: 10 × 13 inches (25.4 × 33 cm), Chine collé: 9 7/8 inches (25.1 cm), and Image: 7 1/2 × 11 inches (19.1 × 27.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "before left foreground darkened"; lower right: "early state with many more lights"

Blind embossed: "W.G.R."

Lettered below image: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner Esq. R.A. | Etched by W.B. Cooke, 1816." | The Observatory | at Rosehill, Sussex, The Seat of John Fuller Esq. | London Published as the Act Directs By W.B Cooke, York Place, Pentonville. | Sept. 1. 1816"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6704
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:16127
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