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Creator:
Print made by William Byrne, 1743–1805, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Published by Thomas Cadell the younger, 1773–1836, British
Title:

Distant View of Chester

Part Of:

Collective Title: Byrne's 'Britannia Depicta,' 1803-1910

Date:
1810
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/8 × 14 1/4 inches (27.6 × 36.2 cm), Plate: 8 7/8 × 11 1/16 inches (22.5 × 28.1 cm), and Image: 5 7/8 × 8 3/8 inches (14.9 × 21.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R 70"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Britannia Depicta 1810"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W.Turner R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W.Byrne F.S.A."; lettered, lower center: "Distant View of Chester. | LONDON, Published Jan.24.1810, by T.Cadell & W.Davies, Strand."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13235
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:38158
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