Printing Plate

22/11/1883 (cancelled)
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A cancelled, engraved copperplate depicting two separate scenes.
The image below is of a coastal scene at sunset, with sailing ships visible, the name 'TURNER' inscribed in a large sunburst.
The image above is of a man perched on a stool painting at an easel, with his feet resting on the easel. Inscribed below this image is 'D. Mackie de[?]' and 'S. Haybon Sct', the latter of which is not correctly reversed for use on a printing plate (in addition, the final letters 'S' and 't' are not reversed). This image has also been stamped across the centre 'DESTROYED 22ND NOVEMEBER 1883'.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Engraved copperplate
Brief Description
A cancelled, engraved copperplate depicting two separate scenes: The image below is of a coastal scene at sunset. The image above is of a man perched on a stool painting at an easel. The plate has a destrcution stamp across the centre. By S. Haydon. After D. Mackie. Plate cancelled 1883.
Physical Description
A cancelled, engraved copperplate depicting two separate scenes.

The image below is of a coastal scene at sunset, with sailing ships visible, the name 'TURNER' inscribed in a large sunburst.

The image above is of a man perched on a stool painting at an easel, with his feet resting on the easel. Inscribed below this image is 'D. Mackie de[?]' and 'S. Haybon Sct', the latter of which is not correctly reversed for use on a printing plate (in addition, the final letters 'S' and 't' are not reversed). This image has also been stamped across the centre 'DESTROYED 22ND NOVEMEBER 1883'.
Dimensions
  • Height: 22.9cm
  • Width: 15.3cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • DESTROYED 22ND NOVEMEBER 1883 (Stamped across the centre of the upper image.)
  • D. Mackie de[?] / S. Haybon Sct (Inscribed below the upper image. The latter of which is not correctly reversed for use on a printing plate (in addition, the final letters 'S' and 't' are not reversed).)
  • TURNER (Inscribed in a large sunburst in the lower image.)
Production
The plate is inscribed with the name 'S. Haydon', the paper wrapper it is held in attributes it to 'S. J. B. Haydon'.
Subjects depicted
Association
Collection
Accession Number
E.77-1940

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