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Etched and engraved by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British, Entrance of Calais Harbour, 1816
Entrance of Calais Harbour
- Part Of:
- Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 11 × 16 inches (27.9 × 40.6 cm), Plate: 8 1/2 × 12 inches (21.6 × 30.5 cm), Image: 7 × 10 1/2 inches (17.8 × 26.7 cm)
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:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- channel (water body component) | marine art
- Associated Places:
- Calais | Dover, Strait of | English Channel | France
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