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Creator:
Etched and engraved by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Entrance of Calais Harbour

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1816
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 × 16 inches (27.9 × 40.6 cm), Plate: 8 1/2 × 12 inches (21.6 × 30.5 cm), and Image: 7 × 10 1/2 inches (17.8 × 26.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "55"; lower right: "4th State"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "bet 3+4 55 | L 3+"; lower left: "2/2/"; lower right: "4th State | Hampstead 1922"

Watermark: PIM | (heart) RICHARD

Lettered above image: "M"; below image: "Drawn Etched & Engraved by I.M.W.Turner. R.A. | ENTRANCE OF CALAIS HARBOUR. | Published Jany.1, 1816 by Mr.Turner, Queen Ann Street West"; in scratched lettering, lower left: "11"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13987
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:38770
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