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Creator:
W. R. Smith, active 1819–1851
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Chain Bridge over the River Tees
Date:
1838
Medium:
Etching and engraving, 3rd state on moderately thick, smooth, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 9 1/2 x 12 7/8in. (24.2 x 32.7cm) and Sheet: 9 3/4 x 13in. (24.8 x 33cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.302"; inscribed in graphite, verso, Third state"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "England & Wales 94"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A."; lettered, lower center: "Chain Bridge over the River Tees | London, Published 1838, for the Proprietor, by Longman & Co. Paternoster Row."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W.R. Smith | Printed by McQueen."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13415
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Turner and the Sublime (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1980-11-01 - 1981-01-04)

Turner and the Sublime (British Museum, 1981-05-15 - 1981-09-20)

Turner and the Sublime (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-02-11 - 1981-04-19)

Translations - Turner and Printmaking (Yale Center for British Art, 1993-09-29 - 1993-12-05)

The Romantic Landscape Prints - The Chiaroscuro of Nature (Yale Center for British Art, 2002-09-25 - 2002-12-29)

The Romantic Print in Britain - Yale Center for British Art (Carnegie Museum of Art, 2004-02-14 - 2004-05-09)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37337
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