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Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851
High Street, Edinburgh
ca. 1818
Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, graphite and scratching out on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Sheet: 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches (16.5 x 24.8 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "J.M.W. TURNER: HIGH STREET, EDINBURGH"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cityscape | cloth | genre subject | market (event) | people | selling | shops | signs | street | towers (building divisions)
Associated Places:
Edinburgh | Edinburgh | Europe | Scotland | St Giles' Cathedral | Tron Kirk | United Kingdom
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IIIF Manifest:

Turner and Sir Walter Scott : The Provincial Antiquities and Picturesque Scenery of Scotland (National Galleries of Scotland, 1999-12-17 - 2000-03-19) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Translations - Turner and Printmaking (Yale Center for British Art, 1993-09-29 - 1993-12-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Presences of Nature - British Landscape 1780-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-10-20 - 1983-02-27) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 89, 200, no. VI.27, pl. 71, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Eric M. Lee, Translations : Turner and printmaking, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1993, p. 20, no. 52, NJ18 .T85 L44 1993 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Andrew Wilton, The life and work of J.M.W. Turner, Academy Editions, London, 1979, p. 426, No. 1061, NJ18 T85 +W577 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

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