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Creator:
Print made by Charles Turner, 1774–1857
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851
Title:

A Shipwreck

Date:
1806
Materials & Techniques:
Mezzotint with graphite and watercolor; engraver's proof (b) on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 24 3/4 × 35 inches (62.9 × 88.9 cm), Plate: 23 3/8 × 32 1/2 inches (59.4 × 82.6 cm), Image: 23 1/4 × 32 3/8 inches (59.1 × 82.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Touched by J M W Turner esqr. Jany 10, 1806"

Lettered inside image, lower center: "London, Pub'd July 1st, 1806, by C. Turner, No 50 Warren Strt Fitzroy Square"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8254
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30834
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