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Creator:
Print made by William Miller, 1796–1882, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Melrose

Part Of:

Collective Title: Scott's Poetical Works

Date:
1834
Medium:
Line engraving; engraver's proof on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper with chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/2 × 13 1/2 inches (21.6 × 34.3 cm), Plate: 6 × 8 1/4 inches (15.2 × 21 cm), Chine collé: 5 7/8 × 8 inches (14.9 × 20.3 cm), and Image: 3 1/2 × 5 3/8 inches (8.9 × 13.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. 503 (a)"; lower left: "Melrose- Engraver's Proof (1) no rays from the sun- distant curve of river in shade. Two figures beyond picnic party without [...]."; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "Melrose"

Lettered below image, lower left: "J.M.W. Turner"; lower right: "W. Miller"; lower center: "Edinburgh, Published by Robert Cadell: and Moon, Boys & Graves, London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7690
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:16554
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