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Made in connection with Turner’s lectures as Professor of Perspective at the Royal Academy, this diagram may have been used in his later lectures on geometry as there is a sketch of the top left figure in his lecture notes.1
Turner, ‘Royal Academy Lectures’, circa 1807–38, Department of Western Manuscripts, British Library, London, ADD MS 46151 W folio 5.
Blank, save for an inscription by an unknown hand in pencil ‘127’ bottom left.
Supported by The Samuel H. Kress Foundation