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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by William Say, 1768–1834, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Martello Towers near Bexhill, Sussex

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1811
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 7 7/8 × 10 7/8 inches (20 × 27.6 cm), Image: 7 × 10 1/4 inches (17.8 × 26 cm), and Mount: 11 × 16 3/8 inches (27.9 × 41.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, lower left: "34"; lower right: "2nd State"; inscribed on verso of mount in graphite, lower right: "(E. Bournemouth Dec 46)"

Lettered above image: "M"; below image: "Drawn & Etched by T.M.W. Turner Esqr. R.A. | Engraved by W. Say Engraver to H.R.H. the Duke of Gloucester | MARTELLO TOWERS NEAR BEXHILL, SUSSEX | Published June 1811, by T.M.W. Turner Queen Ann Street West"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14005
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:38788
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