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Creator:
Print made by James T. Willmore, 1800–1863, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Destruction of Both Houses of Parliament

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Keepsake

Date:
1835
Medium:
Line engraving, engraver's proof on thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper, with beige, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/8 × 11 1/2 inches (41 × 29.2 cm), Plate: 8 1/2 × 5 3/8 inches (21.6 × 13.7 cm), Chine collé: 8 3/8 × 5 1/16 inches (21.3 × 12.9 cm), and Image: 4 3/4 × 3 5/8 inches (12.1 × 9.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.332"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Engraver's Proof | Keepsake | Burning of the House of Parliament [...] 1835"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "St. Marks impr. has - left J.M.W. Turner R.A. - R-J.T.Williamson | Center [...] Destruction of both Houses of Parliament | by [...] oct. 16. 1834."; inscribed in graphite, vero, lower right: "Above plate mark London Published by 1835 for the Proprietor [...]"

Collector's stamp: W.G.R.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7188
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cityscape | historical subject | palace | river
Associated Places:
House of Commons | London | Palace of Westminster | Thames | Westminster
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17449
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