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Engraving of Turner's "Chain Bridge over the River Tees" Edward Goodall

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    Edward Goodall (1795 - 1870) (engraver)
    after Turner (Joseph Mallord William Turner) (1775 - 1851)
    Object type
    print
    Material and technique
    engraving, marked with graphite and some scratching out, on paper
    Dimensions
    241 x 323 mm (sheet; plate mark unidentifiable); 374 x 457 mm (mount)
    Associated place
    Inscription
    On the front of the mount, in graphite: Ref 152 | Proof touched by Turner | 15.5.70

    On the back of the mount, bottom centre, the Ruskin School's stamp

    On a separate small rectangular paper label, in graphite: Tees
    Provenance

    Presented by John Ruskin to the Ruskin Drawing School (University of Oxford), 1875; transferred from the Ruskin Drawing School to the Ashmolean Museum, c.1949.

    No. of items
    1
    Accession no.
    WA.RS.REF.152
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  • References in which this object is cited include:

    References

    Ruskin, John, ‘The Ruskin Art Collection at Oxford: Catalogues, Notes and Instructions’, Edward T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn, eds, The Works of John Ruskin: Library Edition, 39 (London: George Allen, 1903-1912), 21, cat. Reference no. 152

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Reference Series Including Temporarily the First Section of the Standard Series (London: Smith, Elder, [1872]), cat. Reference no. 152

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

Position in Ruskin’s Collection

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