Joseph Mallord William Turner

The London Bridge Foundation Stone Ceremony: The Marquee beside Old London Bridge, with Construction Work

1825

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Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D18828
Turner Bequest CCXIII 84

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this slight indication of the west side of Old London Bridge, looking down-river with sails or cranes in the foreground, is a continuation of the main part of the view, on folio 83 verso opposite (D18827).

Matthew Imms
December 2014

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