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Creator:
William Bernard Cooke, 1778–1855, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
The Mew Stone. Entrance of Plymouth Sound
Date:
1815
Medium:
Etching and engraving on thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper, with chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 × 16 5/16 inches (27.9 × 41.4 cm), Plate: 8 15/16 × 11 15/16 inches (22.7 × 30.3 cm), Chine collé: 8 7/8 × 11 3/4 inches (22.5 × 29.8 cm), and Image: 6 1/4 × 9 7/16 inches (15.9 × 24 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.97"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Engraver's Proof"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Engravers proof (rare in this state)"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "£220 | (Bloomsbury, [...] Aug 48"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner. Esq. R.A. | The Mew Stone. Entrance of Plymouth Sound."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W.B. Cooke 1815."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13242
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:36886
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