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Columbus setting Sail

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (engraved)

  • Date:

    1834 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Joseph Mallord William, born 1775 - died 1851 (artist)
    Goodall, Edward, born 1795 - died 1870 (engravers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Vignette line engraving on steel

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Horace Mummery

  • Museum number:

    E.5546-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EL, shelf 141

Physical description

Vignette line engraving on steel depicting Columbus setting sail

Place of Origin

Britain (engraved)

Date

1834 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Turner, Joseph Mallord William, born 1775 - died 1851 (artist)
Goodall, Edward, born 1795 - died 1870 (engravers)

Materials and Techniques

Vignette line engraving on steel

Descriptive line

Vignette line engraving on steel by E. Goodall depicting Columbus setting sail, for the publication 'Poems' by Samuel Rogers, after a drawing by J. M. W. Turner. Great Britain, 1834. (Mummery Bequest).

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing; Line engraving

Subjects depicted

Explorers; Ships; Travel; Sail

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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