With the page turned vertically, Turner has drawn a series of small diagrams with associated notes, which continue ‘below’ on folio 37 recto opposite (D22391). Finberg described them as ‘unintelligible’,1 and no attempt has been made here to systematically transcribe the notes, as only occasional letters can be recognised or guessed at. Towards the top right, following the first few words, is a disk, possibly representing the sun, which appears to be labelled ‘P[...] Sun’ below. It was possibly observed from nature, or alternatively noted from a painting Turner had seen, since there are four rectangles, at least two of which are inscribed, scattered among the rest of the notes on this page; these might be memoranda of paintings, perhaps seen in a Midlands collection in the course of Turner’s tour.
Finberg 1909, II, p.739.