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Creator:
Etched and engraved by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Entrance of Calais Harbour
Date:
1816
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink First published state on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 × 16 1/2 inches (29.5 × 41.9 cm), Plate: 8 1/2 × 12 inches (21.6 × 30.5 cm), and Image: 7 1/8 × 10 5/8 inches (18.1 × 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "1581"

Blind embossed: JMW Turner Sale (Lugt 1498)

Lettered above image: "M"; below image: "Drawn Etched & Engraved by I.M.W.Turner. R.A. | ENTRANCE OF CALAIS HARBOUR. | Published Jany.1, 1816 by Mr.Turner, Queen Ann Street West"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8170
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:30561
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