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In many respects this is a more developed drawing than that on the recto (D00130; Turner Bequest XII A). As Finberg notes, Turner made another view of Chepstow, unconnected with either of these sketches, for the Copper Plate Magazine, published 1 November 1794;1 it is now in the collection of the Courtauld Gallery, London.2
The sheet is somewhat irregular, with the bottom edge curving down noticeably towards the right. A pencil line has been ruled down the page to the left of the subject.