- Etching and aquatint with hand coloring in watercolor; later state on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 21 3/8 × 31 1/8 inches (54.3 × 79.1 cm), Plate: 18 1/2 × 24 inches (47 × 61 cm), and Image: 16 × 22 inches (40.6 × 55.9 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. 828"
Lettered below image: 'Painted by J. M. W. Turner Esqr. R.A. | Engraved by Theodore Fielding | London, Published November 1st, 1825, by R. Lambe, Gracechurch Street, & J. Brooker, Southampton Row, Russell Sqre. | A SHIPWRECK. | WITH BOATS ENDEAVOURING TO SAVE THE CREW | The Celebrated Picture in the possession of Sir John Fleming Leicester, Bart."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Print made by Theodore Henry Adolphus Fielding, 1781–1851, British, A Shipwreck, 1825
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