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Creator:
Print made by Charles Turner, 1774–1857, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Shields on the River Tyne
Date:
1823
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching, (Turner's copies, touched) on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/8 × 20 1/8 inches (34 × 51.1 cm), Plate: 7 1/2 × 10 inches (19.1 × 25.4 cm), and Image: 6 × 8 1/2 inches (15.2 × 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite lower right: "Plate 1- The stars in this impression have been touched out- possibly as an Experiment"

Collector's mark: "W.G.R"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. RA. | J.M.W Turner's 15 Proofs"; lower center: "SHIELDS ON THE RIVER TYNE. | Rivers of England Plate 1 | London Published June 2, 1823 by W.B. Cooke 9 Soho Square"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8256
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:30840
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