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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner New Brighton, Merseyside 1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 3 Verso:
New Brighton, Merseyside 1831
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 3a
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 187 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here is a cave or tunnel entrance in the cliffs on the beach at New Brighton, Merseyside. Looking north from the beach at the right of the page is the New Brighton Fort with the lighthouse behind it. There is a clearer view of the two structures and more information on folio 4 (D25768).
For information on Turner’s visit to Liverpool see folio 1 verso (D25763).

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘New Brighton, Merseyside 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-new-brighton-merseyside-r1134134, accessed 22 June 2021.