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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
Date:
1823
Medium:
Etching and line engraving; engraver's proof on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper with chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 × 16 1/2 inches (28.3 × 41.9 cm), Plate: 10 1/8 × 13 3/4 inches (25.7 × 34.9 cm), Chine collé: 9 7/8 × 13 3/8 inches (25.1 × 34 cm), and Image: 7 3/4 × 11 1/2 inches (19.7 × 29.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.137"; lower center: "Engraver's Proof."; inscribed on verso in black ink, lower left: "14793"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "graves of [...] Mall."; lower center: "Engraver's Proof Rivers of Devon."

Lettered below image: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner. R.A. | Engraved by W.B. Cooke. 1821. | Plymouth Citadel | London Published March 1, 1823 by W.B. Cooke. 9. Soho Square."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13253
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:36926
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