Turner Bequest C 30
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘30’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘C 30’ bottom right
seem to have entered Portsmouth Harbour and are surrounded by smaller boats that have set out to greet them. See Introduction to the sketchbook for the historical background. There is a very slight extension of this subject on folio 30 verso (D40612).
How to cite
David Blayney Brown, ‘Men-of-War and Smaller Boats in Portsmouth Harbour 1807 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2006, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www