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Creator:
Print made by James C. Allen, active 1821–1831, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Custom House

Date:
1827
Medium:
Line engraving, engraver's proof on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, with cream, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 × 17 5/16 inches (30.2 × 44 cm), Plate: 9 1/8 × 12 inches (23.2 × 30.5 cm), Chine collé: 8 3/4 × 11 9/16 inches (22.2 × 29.4 cm), and Image: 5 9/16 × 9 9/16 inches (14.1 × 24.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "Custom House London"

Collector's stamp, lower right: "W.G.R."

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W.Turner R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J.C.Allen, 1824"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6859
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | church | cityscape | river
Associated Places:
Europe | London | St. Magnus the Martyr Church | St. Paul's Cathedral | Thames | The Custom House | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17506
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