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The Wreck of the Minotaur

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • The Wreck of the Minotaur
  • Description

    The deck of the ship Minotaur, wrecked on the Haak Sands, rising on the left as it sinks, the masts gone, and sailors putting out in small boats, some clambering into a boat from wreckage of masts and sails in the foreground; after Turner (Butlin & Joll 210).
    Mixed method on chine collé


  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1840-1889
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 682 millimetres
    • Width: 873 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with "Artist's Copy from the Plate Presented by the Right Honble. the Earl of Yarmouth to the Artists General Benevolent Institution." above arms; signed by the printmaker lower right.
  • Bibliography

    • Rawlinson 1913 811 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Plan Press)

  • Subjects

  • Associated events

    • Associated Event: Wreck of the Minotaur
      19 December 1810
  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Purchased from W G Browning

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


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