Dawson Turner (1775 - 1858)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Banker, writer on botany and historical monuments; collector of paintings, engravings and manuscripts. Lived in Yarmouth and (from 1851) London. Father of historian and headmaster Dawson William Turner (1815-85).
Born: 18 October 1775 in Great Yarmouth
Died: 20 June 1858
Catalogue Of The Works Of Art In The Possession Of Sir Peter Paul Rubens, At The Time Of His Decease; Together With Two Letters From Sir Balthazar Gerbier, And A Fac-Simile Of An Original Unpublished Letter From Himself. Second Edition, Enlarged. - (Yarmouth): 1839.
Engravings Of Sepulchral Brasses In Norfolk And Suffolk, Tending To Illustrate The Ecclesiastical, Military, And Civil Costume, As Well As To Preserve Memorials Of Ancient Families In That County. By John Sell Cotman, Esq. With An Introductory Essay By Dawson Turner, Esq. F.R.S. F.S.A. &c. Second Edition, With Additional Plates, And With Notes By Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick, Ll.D. F.S.A. &c. Albert Way, Esq. And Sir N. Harris Nicolas, K.C.M.G. - Vol. I. (II.) - - London:: 
Architectural Antiquities Of Normandy, By John Sell Cotman; Accompanied By Historical And Descriptive Notices By Dawson Turner, Esq. F.R. And A.S. Volume The First. (Second.) - London::