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Continuing on folios 15 and 16 (D25954, D25956; CCLXVII 15, 16) is the sketch that Turner used as the basis of his watercolour, Melrose 1831 (National Gallery of Scotland),1 engraved for part 6 of Sir Walter Scott’s Poetical Works. The present page shows the Eildon Hills from the east, and continues on folio 15 looking along the River Tweed towards Melrose Abbey.
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.428 no.1080.
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