The principal drawing was taken in the German city of Frankfurt and shows the cathedral from a vantage point on the Domplatz. Turner has continued the cathedral tower on Tate D30679; Turner Bequest CCCIV 26a. For more sketches of Frankfurt see Tate D30678, D30686–D30698, D30700–D30705; Turner Bequest CCCIV 26, 30–36, 37–39a.
At the top of the page Turner has also rendered a slight sketch of Düsseldorf, orientated inversely to the view of Frankfurt. The artist passed through Düsseldorf on his way back to England via the Rhine.
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- River Rhine(674)