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Creator:
Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
High Street, Edinburgh
Date:
ca. 1818
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, graphite and scratching out on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches (16.5 x 24.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1977.14.6298
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
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
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Presences of Nature - British Landscape 1780-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-10 - 1983-02)

Translations - Turner and Printmaking (Yale Center for British Art, 1993-09-29 - 1993-12-05)

Turner and Sir Walter Scott : The Provincial Antiquities and Picturesque Scenery of Scotland (National Galleries of Scotland, 1999-12-17 - 2000-03-19)

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

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5501
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