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Entrance to Fowey Harbour, Cornwall / Picturesque views in England and Wales

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • Entrance to Fowey Harbour, Cornwall

    Title (series)

    • Picturesque views in England and Wales
  • Description

    Part V, No. 1. Coastal scene in storm, with wreck of ship in the right foreground, some survivors sitting on the shore, waves crashing against tower behind, boats on the left rescuing other survivors in the sea, further boats in the left background; after JMW Turner (Wilton 801); first published state. 1829
    Etching and engraving, printed on chine collé


  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1829
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 257 millimetres
    • Width: 312 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Scratched below image with production detail: "Drawn by J. M. W. Turner R. A.", "Jany 1829.", "Engraved by W. R. Smith", annotated in pencil: "S".
  • Curator's comments

    See 1850,0112.15 for the series.

  • Bibliography

    • Rawlinson 1913 225 (first published state) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number



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