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Creator:
Print made by W. R. Smith, active 1819–1851
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Whitehaven, Cumberland

Part Of:

Collective Title: Picturesque Views in England and Wales

Date:
1837
Medium:
Line engraving, 1st state on thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, with cream, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 10 1/16 × 13 inches (25.6 × 33 cm), Chine collé: 9 3/4 × 12 5/8 inches (24.8 × 32.1 cm), and Image: 6 5/8 × 9 7/8 inches (16.8 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.299"; lower center: "First state"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "Whitehaven Cumberland"; lower center: "Picturesque Views in England & Wales"; lower right: "In Turner's possession at his death first state 91"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W.Turner R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W.R.Smith"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13410
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:37300
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