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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:
Flint Castle, Vessels Unloading
Date:
1807
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/8 × 11 3/8 inches (20.6 × 28.9 cm), Image: 7 1/4 × 10 1/8 inches (18.4 × 25.7 cm), and Mount: 11 1/4 × 16 1/4 inches (28.6 × 41.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, lower left: "4"; lower right: "3rd State"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left to lower right: "First Published Jan 20 1807 | 'Flint Castle Vessels unloading; | really, 'scene on French Coast' | 3rd state | (a print retouched in Turner's stock)

Blind embossed: JMW Turner Sale (Lugt 1498)

Lettered above image: "M"; below image: "Drawn & Etched by J.M.W.Turner, R.A. | Engraved by C.Turner | 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:
B1977.14.14031
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beach | clouds | coast | merchandise, lists of | people | sailboats | sea | sunshine
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38817
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