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Orfordness / Picturesque Views on the East Coast of England

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1850,1109.285

  • Title (object)

    • Orfordness

    Title (series)

    • Picturesque Views on the East Coast of England
  • Description

    Coastal view in storm, seen from the rough sea, with shipwreck in the centre, surrounded by rowing boats, lighthouse on the shore in the left middle distance, ruined church and castle behind, lower lighthouse on the right in darkness; after JMW Turner (Wilton 901); unpublished plate, finished state? c.1830-1
    Etching and engraving, printed on chine collé

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1830-1831 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 224 millimetres
    • Width: 317 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Scratched below image: "Drawn by J. M. W. Turner R A.", "Engraved by J. C. Allen", inscribed in pencil in lower margin with title.
  • Curator's comments

    See 1891,0617.56 for the series.

  • Bibliography

    • Rawlinson 310 (finished state?) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition date

    1850

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1850,1109.285

Coastal view in storm, seen from the rough sea, with shipwreck in the centre, surrounded by rowing boats, lighthouse on the shore in the left middle distance, ruined church and castle behind, lower lighthouse on the right in darkness; after JMW Turner (Wilton 901); unpublished plate, finished state?  c.1830-1  Etching and engraving, printed on chine collé

Recto

Coastal view in storm, seen from the rough sea, with shipwreck in the centre, surrounded by rowing boats, lighthouse on the shore in the left middle distance, ruined church and castle behind, lower lighthouse on the right in darkness; after JMW Turner (Wilton 901); unpublished plate, finished state? c.1830-1 Etching and engraving, printed on chine collé

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