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Vessel in Distress off Yarmouth
  • Frank Short, artist
    1857–1945
    born: Stourbridge, England, United Kingdom ; died: Ditchling, England, United Kingdom
    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    1775–1851
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: Chelsea, England, United Kingdom
  • Vessel in Distress off Yarmouth, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • mezzotint
  • Paper Type: Japan
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 432 x 586 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 616 x 735 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 x 23 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 24 1/4 x 28 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 26 x 32 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0047
Description

Scene of people on the beach on the right side, watching a ship on a stormy sea at left. There is a pier, wharf and another ship in the center and right middle ground.