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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Birkenhead 1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 7 Verso:
Birkenhead 1831
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 7a
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 187 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These two sketches show churches and windmills probably in Birkenhead from where Turner sketched the view towards Liverpool (folios 6 verso–7; D25773–D25774).
For more information about Turner’s visit to Liverpool see folio 1 verso (D25763).

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Birkenhead 1831 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2009, 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/joseph-mallord-william-turner-birkenhead-r1134142, accessed 22 June 2021.