Joseph Mallord William Turner

Falls of Clyde: Bonnington Linn

1834

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D26276
Turner Bequest CCLXIX 9 a

Catalogue entry

This sketch of Bonnington Linn was made from directly to the north of the waterfall where an island of rock divides the waterfall into two.1 There is a similar view on folio 10 verso (D26278). For further sketches of the Falls of Clyde see folio 1 verso (D26260).

Thomas Ardill
February 2011

1
Identified by Cherry Bowen, Falls of Clyde Visitor Centre, in correspondence with the author 1 November 2010.

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