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Creator:
Published by Sir Frank Short, 1857–1945, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Print made by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Print made by Charles Turner, 1774–1857, British
Title:
Holy Island Cathedral
Date:
1808
Medium:
Engraving (electrotype proof) on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 × 15 inches (27.9 × 38.1 cm), Plate: 8 1/8 × 11 1/2 inches (20.6 × 29.2 cm), and Image: 7 × 10 3/8 inches (17.8 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite: "Proof from the original Liber copper plate (in halves) belonging to Charles Turner Son, after the mezzotint had been polished off"; "This is from the two pieces (only 1 or 2 proofs taken) | they were afterwards joined up, & and electrotype | made for Frank Short."; "The mezzotint was taken off by Frank Short"; "F.S."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10947
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:29372
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