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Creator:
Print made by William Bernard Cooke, 1778–1855, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Plymouth Sound
Date:
1823
Medium:
Etching and line engraving; engraver's proof on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper with chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/4 × 16 1/2 inches (28.6 × 41.9 cm), Plate: 10 1/4 × 13 3/4 inches (26 × 34.9 cm), Chine collé: 9 3/4 × 13 1/4 inches (24.8 × 33.7 cm), and Image: 7 3/8 × 11 3/8 inches (18.7 × 28.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.138"; lower center: "Engraver's Proof"; inscribed on verso in black ink, lower left: "14801"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "Engraver's Proof. Rivers of Devon"

Lettered below image: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner R.A. | Engraved by W.B. Cooke. 1821 | Plymouth Sound | Published March 1, 1823 by W.B. Cooke J. Soho Square."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13254
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:49408
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