The subject was drawn with the page turned horizontally. For Turner’s work at Melrose see under folio 22 recto (D01019; Turner Bequest XXXV 16) and also folio 23 recto (D40551; Turner Bequest XXXV 17). Two other drawings are in the contemporary North of England sketchbook (Tate D00969, D00970; Turner Bequest XXXIV 60, 61).
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed in brown ink by Ruskin ‘100’ (circled in pencil); and in a later hand in pencil ‘24’ (another inscribed ‘24’ in blue crayon has been deleted); and by A.J. Finberg ‘141.18’.