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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by Thomas Goff Lupton, 1791–1873, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Watercress Gatherers, Rail's Head, Ferry Bridge, Twickenham

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1819
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/2 × 17 1/2 inches (29.2 × 44.5 cm), Plate: 8 1/2 × 11 3/8 inches (21.6 × 28.9 cm), and Image: 7 3/8 × 10 1/2 inches (18.7 × 26.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "11"; lower left: "R.62 II | F. 62 II (ex. Turner sale, 1873)"; lower right: "B7823 c"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "94"; lower left: "Water Cress Gatherers"; lower right: "W.R.C."

Blind embossed: JMW Turner Sale (Lugt 1498)

Lettered above image: "P"; below image: "Drawn & Etched by I.M.W.Turner Esq. RA.P.P. | Engraved by Thos.Lupton. | WATER CRESS GATHERERS. | Rails Head Ferry Bridge Twickenham | Pub. Jan. 1. 1819. by I.M.W.Turner Queen Ann Street West."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13981
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:38753
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