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Creator:
James C. Allen, active 1821–1831, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Lowestoffe Lighthouse (vignette)
Date:
c.1830
Medium:
Etching and engraving, Engraver's proof on thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper, with cream, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 1/2 × 12 1/8 inches (44.5 × 30.8 cm), Plate: 6 1/4 × 5 1/4 inches (15.9 × 13.3 cm), Chine collé: 6 3/16 × 5 1/16 inches (15.7 × 12.9 cm), and Image: 4 1/2 × 3 3/4 inches (11.4 × 9.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.305. Engraver's Proof"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "305 | W Engraver's Proof | Before clouds across moon were softened"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "4085"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Lowestoffe Lighthh.."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7131
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:16796
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