Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sketch Map of the Coast from Winchelsea to Dover

c.1816–18

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 129 x 205 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40834

Catalogue entry

This is a rough map, inscribed with place names. From left to right these are ‘Win[chelsea] Rye Playden Appledore Lyd[d] Romney Dunge[ness] Limne [Lympne] Castle Dimchurch [sic; Dymchurch] Hythe Saltwood Castle Sandgate Castle Folkestone Dover’.

David Blayney Brown
May 2011

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