J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Accounts, and Historical Notes on St Michael's Mount (Inscriptions by Turner) circa 1809-11

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Accounts, and Historical Notes on St Michael’s Mount (Inscriptions by Turner) circa 1809–11
D07754
Turner Bequest CXI 100a
Pencil and pen and ink on white wove paper, 88 x 110 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil and ink (see main catalogue entry)
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner’s inscriptions in pencil, written descending vertically, read:
Spectator     1 
              2 
             (3 deleted)  
              4 
              5 
             (6 deleted
             (7 deleted
              8     
             (9 deleted)  
 
Suffolk – Queens Head ... 
Monday    28 May     10 to 12 ... 
...... 
Fordham ?Park to 
....... 
East Aldgate 
As well as, presumably, numbers of The Spectator, Turner notes an itinerary, perhaps with coach services. Unfortunately this is mostly illegible.
A further inscription, in ink, continues the historical notes begun inside the back cover of the sketchbook; see entry for D40662 for the full transcription.

David Blayney Brown
May 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Accounts, and Historical Notes on St Michael’s Mount (Inscriptions by Turner) c.1809–11’, catalogue entry, May 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/accounts-and-historical-notes-on-st-michaels-mount-inscriptions-by-turner-r1131241, accessed 18 January 2021.