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Creator:
Print made by William Bernard Cooke, 1778–1855, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Source of the Tamar and Torridge
Date:
1816
Medium:
Etching and line engraving; engraver's proof on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/2 × 17 1/4 inches (31.8 × 43.8 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 15 5/8 inches (21 × 39.7 cm), Chine collé: 10 × 14 7/8 inches (25.4 × 37.8 cm), and Image: 8 1/4 × 12 7/8 inches (21 × 32.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R 140"; lower left: "R. 140"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "One of the "Rivers of Devon" series engraved in 1816 but not published till 1850." | "1st state" | Suckling Aug 95"

Lettered below image: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, Esq. R.A. | Engraved by W.B. Cooke. 1816. | Source of the Tamer and Torridge. | London, Published Febuary, 1850, by C. Tidbury & Co 7 Upper St. Martin's Lane, Charing Cross."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13258
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:36939
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