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Creator:
Print made by James T. Willmore, 1800–1863, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Fighting Téméraire

Additional Title(s):

The Fighting Téméraire Tugged to Her Last Berth to Be Broken Up

The OldTéméraire

Date:
between 1859 and 1861
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 × 12 3/4 inches (22.9 × 32.4 cm) and Image: 7 × 10 inches (17.8 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R. 738"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "The Fighting Temerarie tugged to her last berth to be broken up 1838 | The flag which braved the battle and the breeze | No longer owns her."

Lettered below image, lower left: "J.M.W. TURNER R.A. PINXT."; lower center: "THE FIGHTING TEMERARIE. | FROM THE PICTURE IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY."; lower right: "J.T. WILLMORE, SCULPT."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13877
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
marine art | ship | steamboat | sunset
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39354
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