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Creator:
Print made by William Chapman, 1817–1879, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Straits of Dover

Date:
1863
Medium:
Etching and line engraving; first published state on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper with cream chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 27 × 34 3/8 inches (68.6 × 87.3 cm), Plate: 19 1/4 × 24 3/8 inches (48.9 × 61.9 cm), Chine collé: 18 1/2 × 23 1/2 inches (47 × 59.7 cm), and Image: 15 1/2 × 21 7/8 inches (39.4 × 55.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. 682"; lower left: "First Published State"

Blind embossed: "RZI | Printsellers | Association"

Lettered above image, upper left: "London, Published Jany. 7, 1863, by J.H. Gladwell, 87 Gracechurch Street"; inside image, lower right: "TMW Turner"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8088
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26101
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