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

Wakefield

Part Of:

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

Date:
1798
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/8 × 10 3/8 inches (20.6 × 26.4 cm), Plate: 6 × 8 1/8 inches (15.2 × 20.6 cm), and Image: 4 1/4 × 6 1/2 inches (10.8 × 16.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on verso, lower center: "Cooper Plate Magazine 1798 | (Bloomsbury bt Aug 48)"

Lettered, upper right: "Vol:IV.Pl:153."; lettered, lower left: "Engraved by J.Walker from an Original drawing by W.Turner."; lettered, lower right: "Publish'd June 1;1798 by J.Walker No.16, Rosomans Street, London."; lettered, lower center: "WAKEFIELD."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13220
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | bridge | cathedral | church | cityscape | distant view | fishing | fishing rod | hill | man | path | river | riverbank | sailboat | spire | steeple | town | tree
Associated Places:
Calder | England | United Kingdom | Wakefield | Wakefield | Wakefield Cathedral | West Yorkshire
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38136
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