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Creator:
Henry Griffiths, 1835–1849, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
The Wreck
Date:
1828-1837
Medium:
Line engraving, engraver's proof on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, with cream, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 7/8 × 11 5/16 inches (42.9 × 28.7 cm), Plate: 8 1/2 × 6 inches (21.6 × 15.2 cm), Chine collé: 8 3/16 × 5 5/8 inches (20.8 × 14.3 cm), and Image: 4 1/4 × 3 1/4 inches (10.8 × 8.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.334 (b)"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Engraver's Proof | The Wreck. (Keepsake)"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "59"

Collector's stamp: "W.G.R."

Lettered, lower left: "J.M.W. Turner, R.A."; lettered, lower right: "H. Griffiths"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7192
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:16420
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