Historical information

Very early scene of Cowes showing the jetty, Isle of Wight Hotel and jetty shed. Charles Turner was an English mezzotint engraver and draughtsman who specialized in portraiture.



Physical description

A4 colour photocopy of a print of a wood engraving by Charles Turner of the Cowes jetty. Large beige frame around print.

Inscriptions & markings

At Cowes, Phillip Island. from the commemorative work, Victoria in 1880, published in Melbourne to mark the International Exhibition held that year. Fine prints of notable buildings and street scenes, as well as views of the country and suburban areas of the colony. Wood engraving.