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Creator:
Print made by J. Widnell, Active 1795, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Matlock
Date:
1795
Medium:
Etching with line engraving and letterpress on medium, textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 1/8 × 11 3/8 inches (43.5 × 28.9 cm), Plate: 5 7/8 × 8 inches (14.9 × 20.3 cm), and Image: 4 1/4 × 6 1/2 inches (10.8 × 16.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, below image: "2nd large paper ed'n"; below paragraph: "First published in 'The Copper Plate Magazine" J.W. Nov 41".

Watermark: "RD 9 5" (W/m of William Lepard, in Archaeologia).

Lettered above image; "The Itinerant | DERBYSHIRE"; below image: "Engraved by J. Widnell from an Original Drawing by W. Turner | MATLOCK | Publishe'd Oct'r 1st 1795 by J. Walker No. 16 Rosemans Row London"; paragraph below image, first line reading: "THE village of MATLOCK occupies a most romantic situation in Derbyshire, in the neighbourhood of that stupendous...".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13216
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:38131
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