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Creator:
James C. Allen, active 1821–1831, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Aldborough
Date:
ca. 1830
Medium:
Line engraving, finished state on thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper, with beige, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 5/8 × 21 7/8 inches (37.1 × 55.6 cm), Plate: 8 7/8 × 12 9/16 inches (22.5 × 31.9 cm), Chine collé: 8 3/8 × 12 3/16 inches (21.3 × 31 cm), and Image: 6 3/4 × 9 13/16 inches (17.1 × 24.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.308"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Aldborough - Unpublished. First State. Etched by altered to Engraved by - Gulls added in left foreground Sea and all lights heightened - Many high clouds in sky. &c. &c. final"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "12 3/4 9 1/8"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J.C.Allen."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7138
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:17392
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