Joseph Mallord William Turner

Pease Bridge, Cockburnspath

1801

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 164 × 115 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02722
Turner Bequest LIV 71 a

Catalogue entry

Pease Bridge, spanning a ravine on the old Berwick-Edinburgh road, was built in 1786. It was 91 metres long and 39 high (300 by 127 feet). Another drawing of the bridge from a closer viewpoint, also made with the page turned vertically, is on folio 72 recto opposite (D02723).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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