Joseph Mallord William Turner

London Bridge

c.1825

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 108 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07089
Turner Bequest CV 69 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, this quick outline is continued on folio 80 (D07090; Turner Bequest CV 70) where the tower of the Shot Manufactory on the Bermondsey bank is seen. See Introduction to the sketchbook for plans in the mid 1820s for a series of London subjects, including this subject, the Custom House and the Tower.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

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