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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, first published state on thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, with cream, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 7/8 × 11 5/16 inches (42.9 × 28.7 cm), Plate: 8 9/16 × 6 inches (21.7 × 15.2 cm), Chine collé: 8 5/16 × 5 3/8 inches (21.1 × 13.7 cm), and Image: 4 1/2 × 3 5/8 inches (11.4 × 9.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. | 332"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "First published State | Burning of the Houses of Parliament (Keepsake)"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "[5 8 or S S or 55]"

Collector's stamp: "W.G.R."

Lettered, lower left: "J.M.W.Turner, R.A."; lettered, lower right: "J.T.Willmore"; lettered, lower center: "London, Published Octr. 1835, for the Proprietor, by C. Tilt, Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7189
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:17451
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