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In addition to views of Naples and Paestum, this sketchbook contains a number of drawings scattered throughout the pages representing Turner’s return route from southern Italy in November 1819. The subject of this drawing is the medieval castle (Castello Baronale) at Fondi, a town on the Via Appia approximately ten miles east of Terracina. The fortress is a rectangular structure with distinctive cylindrical towers of varying height. For other sketches see the Vatican Fragments sketchbook (Tate D15160; Turner Bequest CLXXX 28a) and the Gandolfo to Naples sketchbook (Tate D15598 and D15602; Turner Bequest CLXXXIV 21a and 23a).