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Creator:
Print made by Henry Griffiths, 1835–1849, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Wreck

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Keepsake

Date:
1826-1837
Medium:
Line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, mount, with gray, chine colle
Dimensions:
Mount: 11 3/16 × 15 1/4 inches (28.4 × 38.7 cm), Chine collé: 6 1/16 × 4 5/16 inches (15.4 × 11 cm), and Image: 4 1/4 × 3 1/4 inches (10.8 × 8.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower left: "R.333 +4 Fire at Sea"; inscribed in graphite, verso, on mount, lower left: "The keepsake 1835 & 36"

Lettered, lower left: "J.M.W. Turner, R.A."; lettered, lower center: "The Wreck"; lettered, lower right: "H.Griffiths"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13951
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:38676
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