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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Goff Lupton, 1791–1873, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Calais Pier - the English Packet Arriving

Date:
1827
Medium:
Mezzotint; engraver's proof (a) on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to image): 23 1/4 × 39 1/8 inches (59.1 × 99.4 cm) and Mount: 26 3/4 × 32 3/4 inches (67.9 × 83.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R 791 (a)"; lower left: "Calais Pier | Early Trial Proof, before the Mast of the Packet was raised, and the top sail added, etc. <Probably the first Proof taken?>"; lower right: "from the late Mr. Lupton's Collection"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8337
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31091
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