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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Notes of Building Materials (Inscriptions by Turner) 1809

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inside Back Cover:
Notes of Building Materials (Inscriptions by Turner) 1809
D07854
Turner Bequest CXIII
Inscribed by Turner in pencil and ink on paper, 83 x 114 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner inscriptions are as follows. In pencil:
Chimney     12 
Windows     17 
Skirting    14 
Door        20 
Do.         20 
Hearth      1 ft. 5 inch thick 
            4 
Oven        3 by 1, 5 
Skirting    3. 8 ft 
In ink:
12 
17 
40 
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79 
14 
__
93 
These items presumably relate to the construction of Sandycombe Lodge; for similar see Introduction to the sketchbook and note to folio 13 (D07872).

David Blayney Brown
August 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Notes of Building Materials (Inscriptions by Turner) 1809 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 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-notes-of-building-materials-inscriptions-by-turner-r1135914, accessed 13 April 2021.