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Creator:
Print made by William Miller, 1796–1882
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851
Title:
The Simplon
Part Of:

Collective Title: Scott's Prose Works

Date:
1834-1836
Materials & Techniques:
Etching and line engraving, with graphite, white chalk, and black chalk; touched engraver's proof on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/2 × 8 3/8 inches (29.2 × 21.3 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 6 inches (21 × 15.2 cm), Image: 4 1/2 × 3 1/4 inches (11.4 × 8.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.535"; lower left: "19 The Simplon - Proof touched by Turner"

Collector’s mark: W. G. Rawlinson (Lugt 2624)

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7779
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:16571
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