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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner South Shields 1818

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Verso:
South Shields 1818
Turner Bequest CLXVI 6a
Pencil on white wove paper, 90 x 112 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a rough sketch of South Shields from the east with boats in the Tyne. There are further sketches on folios 9 verso and 12 verso (D13466, D13472). For more information on Turner’s visit to North and South Shields see folio 13 (D13473).

Thomas Ardill
August 2009

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘South Shields 1818 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-south-shields-r1132005, accessed 23 September 2020.