Joseph Mallord William Turner Rosyth Castle 1818

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Rosyth Castle
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 49 a
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Catalogue entry

The view of the Firth of Forth on this page continues from folio 50 (D13547) where we look west along the north bank of the river with Rosyth Castle. On the present page is the stretch of the south shore of the Forth between Port Edgar and Blackness Castle.

Thomas Ardill
January 2008

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