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Watercolour - Wychwood Forest, Oxfordshire
  • Wychwood Forest, Oxfordshire
    Turner, William of Oxford, born 1789 - died 1862
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Wychwood Forest, Oxfordshire

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1809 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, William of Oxford, born 1789 - died 1862 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS, case R, shelf 94, box L

Physical description

Watercolour entitled 'Wychwood Forest, Oxfordshire'.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1809 (made)


Turner, William of Oxford, born 1789 - died 1862 (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

W. Turner Shipton on Cher Oxon
Signed in the lower right hand corner.

A scene where a pleasure fair was formerly held in Wychwood Forest, Oxfordshire / William Turner Shipton on Cherwell / Oxon / 1809.
Written on the back of the drawing in faded ink.


Height: 606 mm from catalogue, Width: 794 mm from catalogue, Height: 990 mm frame, Width: 1135 mm frame, Depth: 40 mm frame

Object history note

Exhibited at the Old Water Colour Society in 1809.
Lent by J Fulleylove, R I, to an exhibition of water-colour art of the 19th century at the Fine Art Society, 1901.

Descriptive line

Watercolour entitled 'Wychwood Forest, Oxfordshire' by William Turner of Oxford. Great Britain, 1809.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Timothy Wilcox, ed. The triumph of watercolour : the early years of the Royal Watercolour Society 1805-55 London: Philip Wilson, 2005. ISBN 1898519250




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