Turner Bequest CCLXIII 100
Inscribed in red ink ‘100’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom centre
Stamped in black ‘CCLXIII – 100’ bottom right
A small hole to the left of centre has been repaired from the verso. Prominent creasing from the bottom edge towards the right may be a production fault in the sheet.
Blank, save for inscriptions: in pencil by ?Turner ‘30’ right of centre; stamped in black with Turner Bequest monogram above ‘CCLXIII 100’ bottom left; in pencil ‘[?AB 93 P]’ bottom right; and in pencil ‘CCLXIII 100’ bottom right. The ‘AB’ number corresponds with the endorsement on one of the parcels of works sorted by John Ruskin during his survey of the Turner Bequest, in this case classified by him as ‘Colour effects. finer’.1
How to cite
Matthew Imms, ‘The Custom House, London, from the River Thames c.1825 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2013, https://www