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As Finberg suggested,1 the house in this view, drawn with the page turned horizontally, is Coniston Old Hall, the fifteenth-century seat of the Fleming family, by Turner’s time a ruin. Turner scholar David Hill notes that the mountain in the centre distance is Wetherlam; see the preceding leaf, folio 72 recto (D01059; Turner Bequest XXXV 57); Coniston Old Man is at the extreme left.
A.J. Finberg, undated MS notes in an interleaved copy of Finberg 1909, Tate Britain Prints and Drawings Room, vol.I, p.76 and opposite page.
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed by John Ruskin in brown ink ‘
93’ and ‘94’ (both circled); ?in a later hand in blue crayon ‘12’; and by A.J. Finberg in pencil ‘141.58’.
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