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People watching flares warning steamboats that they are approaching shallow waters. Chromolithograph by Robert Carrick after J.M.W. Turner.

Turner, J. M. W. 1775-1851.
Date
August 2nd 1852

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Also known as

Rockets and blue lights (close at hand) to warn steamboats of shoal water

Lettering

The blue lights. after J.M.W. Turner R.A. by Robert Carrick 1852.

Publication/Creation

London (17 Gate Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields) : Printed in colour and published by Day & Son, Lithographers to the Queen, August 2nd 1852.

Physical description

1 print : chromolithograph ; image 57 x 76 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 37528i

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  • English

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