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Engraving of Turner's "Kirby Lonsdale Churchyard" McQueen and Company

  • Details

    McQueen and Company (active c. 1822) (printer)
    Charles Heath (1785 - 1848) (engraver)
    after Turner (Joseph Mallord William Turner) (1775 - 1851)
    Object type
    Material and technique
    engraving on Chine collé
    377 mm wide (plate); 316 x 475 mm (support sheet)
    Associated people
    Hurst, Robinson and Company (active c. 1822 - c. 1823) (publisher)
    Longman & Co. (1804 - 1914) (publisher)
    Associated place
    Recto, all below the image, engraved:
    left: J.M.W. Turner R.A. delt.
    right: C. Heath sculpt.
    centre: Kirby _ Lonsdale Church Yard.. | Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, Paternoster Row, and Hurst, Robinson, & Co. Cheapside, London, Jany. 25th.1822.
    lower right: Printed by McQueen & Co.

    top left, in graphite: 46 E274
    top left, in ink, struck through: 6.K.J. [the 'K' having been struck through and replaced by the 'J']
    centre left, the Ruskin School's stamp

    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.

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  • References in which this object is cited include:


    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. XI.6.J

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 274

    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. Educational no. 274


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