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Creator:
Print made by Letitia Byrne, 1779–1849, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Print made by William Byrne, 1743–1805, British
Published by William Byrne, 1743–1805, British
Title:

Donnington Castle

Part Of:

Collective Title: Byrne's 'Britannia Depicta,' 1803-1810

Date:
1805
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 5/16 × 12 3/8 inches (26.2 × 31.4 cm), Plate: 8 15/16 × 11 1/4 inches (22.7 × 28.6 cm), and Image: 6 1/16 × 8 9/16 inches (15.4 × 21.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.69"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "J.M.W.Turner R.A. Byrnes Britannia Depicta) 1805

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by W.Turner R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W. & L. Byrne."; lettered, lower center: "Donnington Castle, taken from a Field adjoining the Road to East, Isley from Newbury. | LONDON, Published 1st Jany.1805, by Wm Byrne, Titchfield Street, and T. Cadell & W. Davies, Strand."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13234
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38156
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