J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Waterloo Bridge, Shot Tower, Boats &c c.1825

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 82 Verso:
Waterloo Bridge, Shot Tower, Boats &c circa 1825
Turner Bequest CV 72a
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘... from Work | ... w Black Red’ upper right and ‘EWS’ within image, right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. The view of Waterloo Bridge from near the south bank of the Thames is continued on folio 83 (D07096; Turner Bequest CV 73), with Somerset House and details of a warning buoy. See Introduction for plans in the mid 1820s for a series of London subjects, including London Bridge, the Custom House and the Tower. For Waterloo Bridge, see note to folio 81 (D07092; Turner Bequest CV 71).

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Waterloo Bridge, Shot Tower, Boats &c c.1825 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2010, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-waterloo-bridge-shot-tower-boats-c-r1134630, accessed 17 November 2017.