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

The Tower of London

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Literary Souvenir

Date:
1831
Medium:
Line engraving, first published state on moderaely thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper, with cream, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/16 × 14 15/16 inches (28.7 × 37.9 cm), Plate: 4 7/8 × 7 7/16 inches (12.4 × 18.9 cm), Chine collé: 4 9/16 × 7 3/16 inches (11.6 × 18.3 cm), and Image: 3 × 4 5/8 inches (7.6 × 11.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.318"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "First Published State"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Literary Souvenir. 1832."; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Reissued in Lays & Legends. How. Hul[?]. 1845 | Title & publication lines removed."

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W.Turner R.A."; lettered, lower center: "THE TOWER OF LONDON | Published by longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, Nov. 1831."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W. Miller | Printed by McQueen"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7155
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | castle | cityscape | marine art | river
Associated Places:
London | Thames | Tower Hamlets | Tower of London | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17404
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