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Creator:
James C. Allen, active 1821–1831, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Dunwich, Suffolk
Date:
ca. 1830
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper, with beige, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 × 17 1/8 inches (29.8 × 43.5 cm), Plate: 8 7/8 × 12 5/8 inches (22.5 × 32.1 cm), Chine collé: 8 5/16 × 12 3/16 inches (21.1 × 31 cm), and Image: 6 3/4 × 10 1/16 inches (17.1 × 25.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.309. Etching"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "309 | Dunwich"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Etching | Early Engraver's Proof [crossed out] before lightening"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "4121""; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "/57 Before [the] lightening"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W.Turner Esqr."; lettered, lower right: "Etched by J.C. Allen."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7141
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:17395
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