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

Battle Abbey, The spot where Harold Fell

Additional Title(s):

Battle of Sussex

Part Of:

Collective Title: Cooke's Views in Sussex

Date:
1816
Medium:
Etching and line engraving; later engraver's proof india paper on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper with chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 5/8 × 17 3/8 inches (32.1 × 44.1 cm), Plate: 9 × 13 inches (22.9 × 33 cm), Chine collé: 8 7/8 × 12 1/2 inches (22.5 × 31.8 cm), and Image: 6 1/2 × 9 1/2 inches (16.5 × 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R 129."; lower left "R 129"; lower center: "Engraver's proof"; inscribed on verso in graphite: lower left: "Views on Turner"; lower center: "Engraver's Proof 1816"; lower right: "[...] 1 of 44"

Lettered below the image: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner | Engraved by W.B. Cooke. 1816. | Battle Sussex | The spot where Harold fell. | London Published as the Act directs June. 1, 1816."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13244
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:36917
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