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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The London Bridge Foundation Stone Ceremony: The Marquee beside Old London Bridge 1825

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Verso:
The London Bridge Foundation Stone Ceremony: The Marquee beside Old London Bridge 1825
D18709
Turner Bequest CCXIII 2a
Pencil on white wove paper, 113 x 187 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
In this slight sketch, the arches of Old London Bridge are seen downstream on the River Thames from the west; the view continues to the right on folio 3 recto opposite (D18710).

Matthew Imms
December 2014

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘The London Bridge Foundation Stone Ceremony: The Marquee beside Old London Bridge 1825 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-the-london-bridge-foundation-stone-ceremony-the-marquee-r1172831, accessed 06 December 2020.