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Creator:
George Cooke, 1781–1834, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Edinburgh from the Calton Hill
Date:
1820
Medium:
Open etching and line engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper, with gray, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/2 × 15 3/8 inches (29.2 × 39.1 cm), Plate: 9 15/16 × 12 7/8 inches (25.2 × 32.7 cm), Chine collé: 9 11/16 × 12 9/16 inches (24.6 × 31.9 cm), and Image: 6 3/4 × 9 15/16 inches (17.1 × 25.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.193. Etching."; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "193. Etching"; inscribed in graphite, lower right:"3182 1/1/-"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "[B2] or [132]"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "[43] or [193]"

Lettered, lower letf: "Drawn by J.M.W.Turner, R.A."; lettered, lower center: "EDINBURGH FROM THE CALTON HILL."; lettered, lower right: "Etched by George Cooke, July 1820."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6836
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:16319
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