Entrance to Fowey Harbour, Cornwall / Picturesque views in England and Wales
- Previous 0/16559
- Entrance to Fowey Harbour, Cornwall
- Picturesque views in England and Wales
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); engraver's proof, cancellation proof? 1829
Etching and engraving, with soft-ground etching
- Height: 171 millimetres (trimmed)
- Width: 237 millimetres
See 1850,0112.15 for the series.
There are diagonal lines added to the waves in the foreground, suggesting they be darker. The lines appear to be soft-ground etching, however they do not appear in the later states.
British Masters Portfolio
- Topographic representation of: Fowey
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Cornwall,Fowey)
Prints & Drawings
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Object reference number: PPA365099
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.