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

Brightling Observatory

Part Of:

Collective Title: Cooke's Views in Sussex

Date:
1816
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/2 × 17 1/4 inches (31.8 × 43.8 cm), Plate: 10 × 13 inches (25.4 × 33 cm), and Image: 7 1/2 × 11 inches (19.1 × 27.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R 130."; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "Views in Sussex."

Lettered below image: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A. | Engraved by W.B. Cooke. | Brightling Observatory | Seen from Rosehill Park. | London, Published March 1, 1819, by John Murray, Albemarle Street, and W.B. Cooke, 13, Judd Place East, New Road."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13246
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:36919
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