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The Ports of England

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (engraved)

  • Date:

    1828 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Joseph Mallord William, born 1775 - died 1851 (artist)
    Lupton, Thomas Goff, born 1791 - died 1873 (engravers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Horace Mummery

  • Museum number:

    E.5322-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EL, shelf 139

Physical description

Mezzotint depicting Sidmouth in England

Place of Origin

Britain (engraved)

Date

1828 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Turner, Joseph Mallord William, born 1775 - died 1851 (artist)
Lupton, Thomas Goff, born 1791 - died 1873 (engravers)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Descriptive line

Mezzotint by T. Lupton depicting Sidmouth, after a drawing by J. M. W. Turner, for the publication 'The Ports of England' (1826-8), later republished as 'The Harbours of England' (1856). Great Britain, 1828. (Mummery Bequest).

Production Note

This engraving was commenced in 1828 but remained unpublished until the 1856 edition, 'The Harbours of England'.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Harbours; Ports

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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