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Creator:
Print made by William Miller, 1796–1882, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Spithead

Date:
between 1859 and 1861
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/4 × 12 1/8 inches (23.5 × 30.8 cm) and Image: 7 1/2 × 10 1/8 inches (19.1 × 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R. 699"; lower right: "TURNER'S GALLERY 1808. R.A 1809."; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "First Title 1808 | "Two of the Danish ships which are seized at Copenhagen entering Portsmouth Harbour- unprinted" "; lower right: "second title RA 1809 | "Spithead: Boat's crew recovering an anchor"

Lettered below image, lower left: "J.M.W. TURNER R.A. PINX?" lower center: "SPITHEAD. | FROM THE PICTURE IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY."; lower right: "W. MILLER SCULPT."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13836
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:39223
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