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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Abiel Prior, 1809–1886, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Dido Building Carthage
Date:
1863
Medium:
Etching and line engraving; first published state on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 24 3/8 × 31 5/8 inches (61.9 × 80.3 cm), Plate: 21 1/2 × 28 1/4 inches (54.6 × 71.8 cm), Chine collé: 20 1/2 × 27 1/4 inches (52.1 × 69.2 cm), and Image: 16 1/8 × 24 3/8 inches (41 × 61.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.683"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "683"; lower left: "SN 1.1.61. | Dido Building Carthage | 10/10/-"

Blind embossed: "USN | Printsellers | Association"

Lettered inside image, center right: "DIDO | BUILDING | CARTHAGE | THE | RISE | OF | THE | CARTHAGINIAN | EMPIRE | J M W TURNER | 1815"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8089
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26102
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