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Flint Castle - Vessels Unloading / Liber Studiorum
- Flint Castle - Vessels Unloading
- Liber Studiorum
The seashore; a vessel unloading barrels onto carts drawn by horses on the right; men loading pack-horses on the beach on the left; a castle and two other vessels in the distance. 1807
Mezzotint and etching
- Published in: London
- (Europe,British Isles,England,London)
- Height: 205 millimetres
- Width: 287 millimetres
Inscription ContentLettered above the image with the initial "M" 1/16" from the top of the plate; lettered below the image: "Published as the Act directs by J.M.W. Turner Harley Street", "Drawn & Etched by J.M.W. Turner R.A." and "Engraved by C. Turner"; annotated on the verso in pen "3-1"
For more details about the dating of this print see 1862,0809.139; Forrester notes that Turner's own title for this subject in his notebooks, was "French Coast", cf. G. Forrester, Exhibition Catalogue, "Turner's 'Drawing Book'. The Little Liber", Tate, London 1996, no.4.
British XIXc Mounted Roy
2013-14 Nov-Apr, London, National Maritime Mus, Turner and the Sea
2014 Jun-Sep, Salem, Peabody Essex Museum, Turner and the Sea
- Topographic representation of: Flint
- (Europe,United Kingdom,Wales,Flintshire,Flint)
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Object reference number: PPA113182
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