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Alum Bay and the Needles

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1799 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Joseph Mallord William, born 1775 - died 1851 (artist)
    Landseer, John, born 1763 - died 1852 (engravers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Line engraving on copper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Horace Mummery

  • Museum number:

    E.2291-1946

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Line engraving on copper, printed on an individual sheet of paper, depicting a view on the Isle of Wight, Alum Bay and the Needles.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1799 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Turner, Joseph Mallord William, born 1775 - died 1851 (artist)
Landseer, John, born 1763 - died 1852 (engravers)

Materials and Techniques

Line engraving on copper

Descriptive line

Line engraving by John Landseer, after a drawing by J. M. W. Turner, depicting Alum Bay and the Needles on the Isle of Wight. Great Britain, 1799. (Mummery Bequest).

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Line engraving

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Chalk; Seascapes; Bays

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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