Joseph Mallord William Turner

The London Bridge Foundation Stone Ceremony: The Marquee beside Old London Bridge

1825

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 × 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D18709
Turner Bequest CCXIII 2 a

Catalogue entry

In this slight sketch, the arches of Old London Bridge are seen downstream on the River Thames from the west; the view continues to the right on folio 3 recto opposite (D18710).

Matthew Imms
December 2014

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