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Creator:
James T. Willmore, 1800–1863, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Fire at Sea
Date:
1835
Medium:
Line engraving, 1st state on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper, with cream chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/16 × 11 1/16 inches (40.8 × 28.1 cm), Plate: 8 1/2 × 6 inches (21.6 × 15.2 cm), Chine collé: 8 3/16 × 5 3/4 inches (20.8 × 14.6 cm), and Image: 5 × 3 1/2 inches (12.7 × 8.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.333"; lower center: "First state - fine impression"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "1/11/6 | Rare"; lower center:"The Keepsake 1835 Fire at Sea First state"

Lettered, lower left: "J.M.W. Turner, R.A."; lettered, lower right: "J.T. Willmore."; lettered, lower center: "London, Published Octr. 1835, for the Proprietor, by C. Tilt, Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13472
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:37436
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