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Topographical engraving after a drawing by J. M. W. Turner

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1795 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Joseph Mallord William, born 1775 - died 1851 (artist)
    Tagg, Thomas (engravers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Line engraving on copper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Horace Mummery

  • Museum number:

    E.2235-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EL, shelf 117

Physical description

Line engraving on copper, printed on paper, depicting the Tower of London

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1795 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Turner, Joseph Mallord William, born 1775 - died 1851 (artist)
Tagg, Thomas (engravers)

Materials and Techniques

Line engraving on copper

Descriptive line

Line engraving by Thomas Tagg depicting the Tower of London after a drawing by J. M. W. Turner from a series of chiefly topographical scenes, published in 'The Pocket Magazine', 'Ladies Pocket Magazine' and 'Pocket Print Magazine' (1795-1796), including reprints from 'England Relineated' (1804). Great Britain, 1795. (Mummery Bequest).

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Line engraving

Subjects depicted

Palaces; Fortress

Categories

Prints; Topography

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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