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Creator:
Print made by William Bernard Cooke, 1778–1855, British
related to Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Front of Wrapper for Rivers of England (Number One)

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Rivers of England (River Scenery)

Date:
1823
Medium:
Letterpress and lne engraving
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, upper left: "No."; letterd, upper right: "Proofs Imperial Quarto, 14s."; lettered, center: "THE | RIVERS | OF | ENGLAND, | FROM ORIGINAL DRAWINGS | BY J.M.W. TURNER, R.A.-- | W. COLLINS, R.A.-- and the late T. GIRTIN, | AND ENGRAVED IN | HGHLY-FINISHED MEZZOTINTO ON STEEL, BY | EMINENT ENGRAVERS. | 1823."; lettered, lower center: "The Work will be published in Numbers, each containing Three Plates - Twelve Numbers to form a Volume, which will | be complete in itself, containing Thirty-Six Views of Enlish River Scenery, selcted for their characteristic beauty. The | size of the Engravings to correspond withthe views of the "Southern Coast of England," and to be printed uniform with | that work, to which "The Rivers of England" will form a companion, presenting a series of picturesque delineations of the | interior of the Country, while the former displays the most prominent features of its shores. | PRICE OF TEH WORK. | Each Number, containg Three Views, Royal Quarto..... 10s. | Ditto, Proofs, Imperial Quarto ............ 14s. | Ditto, Proofs on India Paper ............. 16s. | LONDON: | PUBLISHED BY W.B. COOKE, 9, SOHO-SQUARE."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8457
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31460
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