Joseph Mallord William Turner

Shipping off the Tower of London

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
D07066
Turner Bequest CV 58

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, this subject continues on folio 65 verso (D07065; Turner Bequest CV 57a). See Introduction to the sketchbook for plans in the mid 1820s for a series of London subjects, including the Custom House and the Tower.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

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