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Print - Tocht Der Karavane Uyt Kairo Op Mecha
  • Tocht Der Karavane Uyt Kairo Op Mecha
    Aa, Pieter van der, born 1659 - died 1733
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Tocht Der Karavane Uyt Kairo Op Mecha

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Leiden (printed)

  • Date:

    1700-30 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Aa, Pieter van der, born 1659 - died 1733 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching and engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.601

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 56

Physical description

Etching and engraving depicting a large caravan of pilgrims travelling from Cairo to Mecca. Lettered with title and key.

Place of Origin

Leiden (printed)

Date

1700-30 (printed)

Artist/maker

Aa, Pieter van der, born 1659 - died 1733 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching and engraving

Dimensions

Height: 27.5 cm, Width: 34.7 cm

Descriptive line

Etching and engraving by Pieter van der Aa entitled 'Tocht Der Karavane Uyt Kairo Op Mecha', depicting pilgrims in a procession from Cairo to Mecca. Dutch School, ca. 1700-30.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Pilgrims; Desert; Caravans

Categories

Prints; Historic Cairo

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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