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Creator:
Print made by James Walker, 1748–1808, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Westminster Bridge

Part Of:

Collective Title: 'The Copper-Plate Magazine' and 'The Itinerant,' 1794-1798

Date:
1797
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 5/8 × 8 7/8 inches (16.8 × 22.5 cm), Plate: 5 7/8 × 8 1/8 inches (14.9 × 20.6 cm), and Image: 4 3/8 × 6 5/8 inches (11.1 × 16.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso, in graphite, lower center: "The Itinerant' a version of the "Copper Plate Magazine". The earliest engraving of Turner was in this series 1794".

Lettered, upper left: "the Itinerant"; lettered, upper right: "MIDDLESEX."; lettered, lower left: "Engraved by j. Walker from an Original Drawing by W. Turner."; lettered, lower right: "Published Aug1st, 1797 by J.Walker No.16 Rosomans Street, London."; lettered, lower center: "WESTMINSTER BRIDGE."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13218
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
abbey | boat | bridge | city | man | marine art | parliament | river | rowboat | sailboat | woman
Associated Places:
England | Greater London | London | Thames | United Kingdom | Westminster | Westminster bridge
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38134
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