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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 thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper, with gray chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 × 17 5/8 inches (30.2 × 44.8 cm), Plate: 9 3/16 × 12 1/16 inches (23.3 × 30.6 cm), Chine collé: 8 1/2 × 11 3/8 inches (21.6 × 28.9 cm), and Image: 5 5/8 × 9 5/8 inches (14.3 × 24.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.205. (b)"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "45[...] | 9 | 205. E P (b)"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "3264 2/2/-"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "[194]"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "GHW"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W.Turner R.A."; lettered, lower center: "THE CUSTOM HOUSE"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J.C.Allen 1827"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6860
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:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17507
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