Joseph Mallord William Turner

Inscription by Turner: Accounts

c.1799

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 130 × 79 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02177
Turner Bequest XLVI 120 a

Catalogue entry

The following account of expenses, taking up the whole page, is inscribed in pen and brown ink, except as noted below:
15 Co 1 14
5 47 E- 6
5 15 E 6
20 15 G 4 6
15 C 2 6
60 77 3 Derby 4: 6
15 Leek 1 – 6
75
40 4. 6
L 230 C. 1 6
D 1 { 5
[?N] 1 March { 3
L 1 { 6
M 2 Chaise{ 11 3
R 1 { 1 9
{ 1 9
8
to Tormarton 5 5 7
at Tor 8
Boy 2 .
5 15 – 7
The second column of figures towards the top left (‘47 | 15 | 15 | 77 3’) is in pencil.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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