Joseph Mallord William Turner

Preston from Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire

1831

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25778
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 9

Catalogue entry

Continuing from folio 8 verso (D25777) this sketch shows the view towards Preston from Walton-le-Dale. The present page shows the River Ribble and its north bank with Walton Bridge in the middle distance. At the left is one of the factories of Preston. See 8 verso for more information on Turner’s sketches of Preston.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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