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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Margate Custom House, Kent c.1832

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 32 Verso:
Margate Custom House, Kent c.1832
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX 32a
Pencil on white wove paper, 86 x 206 mm
Watermark ‘1823’
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner filled this page with studies of the Margate Custom House and its surroundings. For more information on the Kentish scenes in this volume, see the sketchbook introduction.
Technical Notes:
There is a darker patch of repaired paper at the top of the page.

John Chu
March 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Margate Custom House, Kent c.1832 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-margate-custom-house-kent-r1181462, accessed 17 April 2021.