Yale Center for British Art

Engraved by William Bernard Cooke, 1778–1855, British

Print made by unknown artist

after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Advertisement for Part I of 'Views at Hastings'
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Lettered, upper right: "FEB. 1st, 1820.; lettered, upper center: "ENGRAVED WORKS BY W. B. COOKE. | THIS DAY IS PUBLISHED, | PART I. | OF | VIEWS AT HASTINGS | AND ITS VICINITY; | CONSISTING OF | THE MOST SELECT LANDSCAPE AND MARINE SCENERY | IN THIS INTERESTING PART OF THE | COUNTY OF SUSSEX, | FROM SPLENDID DRAWINGS BY J. M. W. TURNER, R.A.| ILLUSTRATED BY HISTORICAL DESCRIPTIONS. | THE PLATES ENGRAVED BY W. B. COOKE, | And the whole published under the auspices of JOHN FULLER, Esq. of Rose Hill. | The Scientific & Explanatory Notices of the Drawings by R.R. REINAGLE, A.R.A."; lettered, lower center: PLAN. | This Work (of which the First Part is before the Public) is hand- | somely printed in Imperial and Super-Royal Folio, and will be-completed | in TWO PARTS, forming One Volume. The Plates will be engraved | in a highly-finished style of Line Engraving, from Drawings by | J. M. W. TURNER, R.A. chiefly in the possession of Mr. FULLER. | It will contain FOURTEEN Engravings of the most choice Landscape and Marine Scenery in the RAPE of HASTINGS, displaying with | Truth and Effect the grand Character of this picturesque part of the | Coast. | It was originally proposed to publish this splendid Work in THREE | Parts, at L.3 each --As several of the Plates are however in great for- | wardness, and many of the Suscribers have expressed a wish to have the | work in a complete state as early as possible, the Proprietor now announces | his intention of completing it in TWO-- by which new arrangement the | Subscribers will not only be enabled to perfect their Copies much earlier | than they would have been if published in Three Parts, but they will be | enabled to do so at L.7 : 10, instead of L.9. and the Proof Copies in | proportion."; lettered, lower right: "[TURN OVER."
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
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Prints and Drawings
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