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Christchurch Gate, Canterbury: 568

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Current Location: In storage


Christchurch Gate, Canterbury


Draughtsman: Turner, Joseph Mallord William




History note: Charles Storkes by descent to Hannah Cooper (?) (appears in a list in the Cooper Notebooks for 1858, see Herrmann, Burl. Mag.)

Measurements and weight

Height: 266 mm
Width: 260 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1861) by Ruskin, John


1792 - 1793

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( a strip has been added to the right, and the sheet has been trimmed at the bottom)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Wm. Turner
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: CHALKS / WARHOUSE [sic] / TO MARGATE / Sun Street
  • Location: To the left
  • Method of creation: Watercolour

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 568
Primary reference Number: 13894
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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