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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, first published state on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, with cream, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 5/8 × 12 7/8 inches (24.4 × 32.7 cm), Plate: 8 15/16 × 11 5/8 inches (22.7 × 29.5 cm), Chine collé: 8 3/4 × 11 1/4 inches (22.2 × 28.6 cm), and Image: 5 7/8 × 8 3/4 inches (14.9 × 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner R.A."; lettered, lower center: "bell rock light house | DURING A STORM FROM THE NORTH EAST."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by Horsburgh. | Printed by McQueen"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6851
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:16243
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