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Finberg recorded that this sheet together with those now bound as folios 40 and 42 (D04783, D04785) were ‘found in a parcel labelled “A.B.30 P.O. Pencil and colour. Valueless.”’ His reading of Turner’s inscription as ‘Brn’, indicating Brienz, is not convincing. The inscription is in fact hard to decipher. It could also read ‘Lzrn’, indicating Lucerne of which there are sketches on folios 36 (D04777) and probably another on folio 42 (D04785). Although very perfunctory, the sketch would not be inconsistent with Lucerne seen from across the River Reuss. Ian Warrell also suggests Basle.
Inscribed in an unknown hand in pencil ‘“A.B.30.P.P.”’ lower centre