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
D18838
Turner Bequest CCXIII 89

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the Monument and the tower of St Magnus the Martyr are shown to the north-east across the River Thames beyond Old London Bridge in this part of the drawing, which extends across folio 90 verso opposite (D18837; Turner Bequest CCXIII 88a).
Verso:
Blank, save for ‘2’ inscribed in pencil by a later hand bottom right.

Matthew Imms
December 2014

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