Joseph Mallord William Turner
On the North Side of the Firth of Forth 1818

Artwork details

On the North Side of the Firth of Forth
From Edinburgh, 1818, Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CLXVI
Date 1818
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 90 x 112 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CLXVI 48
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Catalogue entry

Continued from folio 47 verso (D13542) is a view of a town, perhaps North Queensferry, on the north bank of the Firth of Forth as seen from the west. This page shows the opposite south bank and the island of Inchgarvie in between. For more information see 47 verso.

Thomas Ardill
January 2008

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