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Creator:
Print made by Charles Turner, 1774–1857, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Published by William Bernard Cooke, 1778–1855, British
Title:
Shields, on the River Tyne
Date:
1823
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching, engraver's proof on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/4 × 17 1/4 inches (32.4 × 43.8 cm), Plate: 7 5/8 × 10 1/4 inches (19.4 × 26 cm), and Image: 6 × 8 5/8 inches (15.2 × 21.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner R.A."; center: "Shields on the River Tyne. | Rivers of England. Plate 1. Published June 2nd 1823. by W.B. Cooke 9 Soho Square." ; lower right: "Engraved on Steel by Ch.s Turner."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8257
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Turner and the Sublime (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1980-11-01 - 1981-01-04)

Turner and the Sublime (British Museum, 1981-05-15 - 1981-09-20)

Turner and the Sublime (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-02-11 - 1981-04-19)

The Romantic Landscape Prints - The Chiaroscuro of Nature (Yale Center for British Art, 2002-09-25 - 2002-12-29)

The Romantic Print in Britain - Yale Center for British Art (Carnegie Museum of Art, 2004-02-14 - 2004-05-09)

Turner's Modern and Ancient Port : Passages through Time (The Frick Collection, 2017-02-23 - 2017-05-14)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30842
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