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Creator:
Print made by George Cooke, 1781–1834, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Published by Hurst, Robinson & Co, active 1818–1826, British
Title:

Gledhow

Part Of:

Collective Title: Whitaker's 'Loidis and Elmete,' 1816

Date:
1820
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/2 × 17 3/4 inches (31.8 × 45.1 cm), Plate: 11 1/8 × 17 1/2 inches (28.3 × 44.5 cm), and Image: 7 3/8 × 10 5/8 inches (18.7 × 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R. 87"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "From 'Leodis & Elmete,' in an attempt to illustrate the Districts described in those works by Bede &c.' 1816"; lower right: "([...] Aug 45)"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W.Turner, R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by George Cooke."; lettered, lower center: "To John Dixon, Esqr. this Plate of Gledhow presented by him is respectfully inscribed by | the Publishers. | Published by Hurst, Robinson & Co. London, Novr.1,1820."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13241
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:36883
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