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Ancient Crosses at Whalley

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1800 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Joseph Mallord William, born 1775 - died 1851 (artist)
    Basire, James (the younger), born 1769 - died 1822 (engravers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Line engraving on copper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Horace Mummery

  • Museum number:

    E.2343-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EL, shelf 118

Physical description

Engraving of ancient crosses made of stone at Whalley, and possibly the undersides of choir seats.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1800 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Turner, Joseph Mallord William, born 1775 - died 1851 (artist)
Basire, James (the younger), born 1769 - died 1822 (engravers)

Materials and Techniques

Line engraving on copper

Descriptive line

Line engraving by James Basire, after a drawing by J. M. W. Turner, depicting ancient crosses at Whalley from Whitaker's 'History of the Parish of Whalley'. Great Britain, 1800-1. (Mummery Bequest).

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Line engraving

Subjects depicted

Crosses; Abbey; Ancient

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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