Benjamin Brecknell Turner
'Whitby Abbey, Yorkshire, North Transept'
Albumen print from paper negative
Museum no. PH.52-1982
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London
In the last image of Turner's sequence of Whitby Abbey the windows are reduced to thin lancets of light. Almost all sense of linear perspective is flattened out and all areas of the print from side to side and top to bottom are equally important and dense with information.