Painted by JMW Turner

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Carthage Dido building Carthage 1815
City of Luxembourg "The English landscape painter William Turner captured the bold defence structures in expressive watercolours."
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape Tamar Valley Mining District. "Crossing the Brook". Early Turner (1815) showing the Tamar Valley and Calstock in the style of French 17th C painter Claude but with signs of industrialisation in the valley.
Dorset and East Devon Coast
Durham Castle and Cathedral
Gwynedd Castles
Lake District "Turner painted a great number of scenes from the Lake District. These included Derwent Water as seen from Friar’s Crag, Coniston Water, Buttermere, and Ullswater."
Loire Valley "Vue Sud-Est de Beaugency c1826-30"
Maritime Greenwich (London 1809 etc)
Nice 43 pencil drawings dating from 1828, kept at the Tate Gallery (Nomination file, p. 204)
Paris, Banks of the Seine
Pyramids (Memphis) Giza - Fifth Plague of Egypt 1800
Rome Rome from the Vatican 1820
Stonehenge Turner made several drawings and paintings of Stonehenge
Studley Royal Park Several e.g "The Dormitory and Transept of Fountains Abbey - Evening" 1798
Upper Middle Rhine Valley
Venice and its Lagoon S. Giorgio Maggiore, Looking east from the Giudecca 1819, View of a cross-canal near the Arsenal 1840 etc.
Westminster Burning of the House of Lords and Commons 1835 etc.


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