Joseph Mallord William Turner

Inscription by Turner: Financial Notes

c.1830

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 110 × 68 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D22331
Turner Bequest CCXL 5

Catalogue entry

With the page turned vertically with the gutter at the top, Turner made the following notes in ink:
Redd 3 pr Ct pay Apl & Oct.
      7530   .    6   .    3
The note refers to biannual interest payments on Turner’s reduced 3% long-term annuity investments. For similar financial notes on adjacent pages, see under folio 1 recto (D22323).
Verso:
Blank

Matthew Imms
August 2013

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