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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Preston from Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire 1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 9 Recto:
Preston from Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire 1831
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 9
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 187 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by John Ruskin ‘9’ top right and ‘342’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCLXVI 9’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Continuing from folio 8 verso (D25777) this sketch shows the view towards Preston from Walton-le-Dale. The present page shows the River Ribble and its north bank with Walton Bridge in the middle distance. At the left is one of the factories of Preston. See 8 verso for more information on Turner’s sketches of Preston.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Preston from Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire 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-preston-from-walton-le-dale-lancashire-r1134145, accessed 22 June 2021.