Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Wearmouth Bridge, Sunderland, from Downstream 1817
Turner Bequest CLVII 2v
Pencil on white wove paper, 116 x 185 mm
Part watermark ‘J Wh | 18’
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This continuation of the main view of the bridge on folio 3 recto opposite (D12321
) is not mentioned in Finberg’s Turner Bequest Inventory
The building on the skyline is the toll house which was situated on the southern approach to the bridge.
How to cite
Matthew Imms, ‘Wearmouth Bridge, Sunderland, from Downstream 1817 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2010, 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-wearmouth-bridge-sunderland-from-downstream-r1139317, accessed 28 November 2020.