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Print made by W. R. Smith, active 1819–1851
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851

Rosslyn Castle

Part Of:

Collective Title: Provincial Antiquities of Scotland

ca. 1822
Materials & Techniques:
Line-engraving and etching, engraver's proof on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Sheet: 10 5/16 × 13 3/8 inches (26.2 × 34 cm), Image: 6 5/16 × 9 7/16 inches (16 × 24 cm)

Engraved inscriptions: below image at left, "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner RA"; below image at right, "Etched by WR Smith"

Collector's mark: W. G. Rawlinson (Lugt 2624)

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Etched by W.R.Smith"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | castle | landscape (representation) | river
Associated Places:
Midlothian | North Esk | Roslin | Roslin Castle | Scotland | United Kingdom
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IIIF Manifest:

The Romantic Print in the Age of Revolutions: Hero, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-01-23 - 2003-06-01) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Translations - Turner and Printmaking (Yale Center for British Art, 1993-09-29 - 1993-12-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Fairest Isle - The Appreciation of British Scenery 1750-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1989-04-12 - 1989-06-25) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Eric M. Lee, Translations : Turner and printmaking, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1993, p. 20, no. 54, NJ18 .T85 L44 1993 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Duncan Robinson, Fairest isle : the appreciation of British scenery, 1750-1850, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1989, p. 19, no. 149, ND1354.4 F35 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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