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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Waterloo Bridge, with Shot Tower; a Thames Barge c.1825

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 85 Verso:
Waterloo Bridge, with Shot Tower; a Thames Barge circa 1825
D07101
Turner Bequest CV 75a
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, the subject continues on folio 86 (D07102; Turner Bequest CV 76) to include St Paul’s Cathedral in the distance and Somerset House at left. 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, with Shot Tower; a Thames Barge c.1825 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2010, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-waterloo-bridge-with-shot-tower-a-thames-barge-r1134636, accessed 17 September 2014.