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Dr Thomas Monroe the first Collector of Turner & Girtins Drawings. Done with the Graphic Telescope April 12th 1812

  • Object:

    Portrait drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    12 April 1812 (made)
    1825 (collected)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Varley, John, born 1778 - died 1842 (artist)
    Turner, Dawson, born 1775 - died 1858 (collector)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1179-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 211, box A

Physical description

One of 69 assorted portrait drawings collected in an album

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

12 April 1812 (made)
1825 (collected)

Artist/maker

Varley, John, born 1778 - died 1842 (artist)
Turner, Dawson, born 1775 - died 1858 (collector)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Dr Monro'
'Done with the Graphic Telescope April 12th. 1812'

Dimensions

Height: 8 in, Width: 8.5 in, Height: 14.75 in volume, Width: 11.75 in volume

Descriptive line

John Varley. Portrait of Dr Thomas Monroe the first Collector of Turner & Girtins Drawings. Done with the Graphic Telescope April 12th 1812.
One of 69 portrait drawings collected and bound in a volume by Dawson Turner, 1825.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Lambert, Susan. Drawing: Technique & Purpose. London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1981. p.22.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.

Materials

Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Drawing (image-making); Patent Graphic Telescope

Categories

Drawings; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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