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Creator:
Print made by John Horsburgh, 1791–1869, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Bell Rock Lighthouse

Date:
1824
Medium:
Line engraving and etching, Proof on medium, moderately textured, cream, wove paper, with cream, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 10 1/16 × 13 3/16 inches (25.6 × 33.5 cm), Chine collé: 9 7/16 × 12 1/8 inches (24 × 30.8 cm), and Image: 5 15/16 × 8 3/4 inches (15.1 × 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Bell Rock Lighthouse - engraved by Horsburgh | Touched Proof by Turner"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Afterwards considerably lightened on the left horizone."

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6850
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
lighthouse | marine art | sea
Associated Places:
Bell Rock Lighthouse | North Sea | Scotland | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:16242
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