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

Plymouth Citadel

Part Of:

Collective Title: Cooke's Rivers of Devon

Date:
1815
Medium:
Etching; open etching on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/4 × 17 5/8 inches (32.4 × 44.8 cm), Plate: 10 1/4 × 13 3/4 inches (26 × 34.9 cm), and Image: 7 5/8 × 11 1/2 inches (19.4 × 29.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R. 137."; lower center: "Etching."; inscribed on vero in graphite, lower left: "The Rivers of Devon."; lower center: "Engraver's open etching."; lower right: "([...] [...] 44."

Lettered below image: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner Esq. R.A. | Etched by W.B.Cooke 1814. | Plymouth Citadel. | London Published Jan 2, 1815 by W.B. Cooke. 12 York Place. Pentonville."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13252
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
citadel | landscape (representation) | marine art | martello tower | sound
Associated Places:
Devon | England | English Channel | Europe | Mount Batten Tower | Plymouth | Plymouth Sound | The Royal Citadel | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:36925
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