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Turner’s view of Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight (Carisbrooke Castle collection),1 engraved by C. Westwood in 1830 for the Picturesque Views in England and Wales, shows the gatehouse from the opposite side of the bridge, but relies heavily on this drawing for the detail of the building. See also folios 24 recto and 25 recto (D00431, D00432).
For the numbering of this sheet see the concordance in the introduction to the sketchbook.
Wilton 1979, p.395 no.815, reproduced.
The sheet discoloured from prolonged exposure while on display, except where the edges were protected by the mount.
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘190’ bottom left; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.