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Creator:
Print made by James Walker, 1748–1808, British
Print made by James S. Storer, 1771–1853, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Rochester
Date:
1794
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slighty textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 × 10 1/2 inches (17.8 × 26.7 cm), Plate: 6 × 8 inches (15.2 × 20.3 cm), and Image: 4 1/4 × 6 1/2 inches (10.8 × 16.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R. 1"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "A reprint from 'The Copper Plate Magazine 1794 | This was the earliest engraving from Turner | originally published May 1st 1794"

Lettered lower center: "Engraved by J. Walker, from a Drawing by W. Turner. | Rochester"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13213
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agriculture | anchor | arch | boat | bridge | cane | castle | cathedral | church | city | clouds | distant view | field | hill | keep | landscape | man | marine art | Norman | river | spire | stone | tower | tree | water | woman
Associated Places:
England | Kent | River Medway | Rochester | Rochester Castle | Rochester Cathedral | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38124
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