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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by Charles Turner, 1774–1857, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Basle
Date:
1807
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/4 × 16 1/8 inches (27.3 × 41 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 1/4 inches (21 × 28.6 cm), and Image: 7 1/4 × 10 1/4 inches (18.4 × 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "5"; lower right: "2nd State"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "First Published Jan 20 1807"; lower right: "Second state | (J.W. Aug/42)

Collector's mark: "F. Hurlbutt | Collection"

Lettered above image: "A"; below image: "Drawn & Etched by J.M.W.Turner R.A. | Engraved by C.Turner | BASLE | Published as the Act directs by J.M.W.Turner, Harley Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14030
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural | bell tower | bridge (built work) | cathedral | cityscape | houses | river
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38816
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