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Vignette. Part of Monte Fort and adjacent village, Macao

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Macau (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chinnery, George, born 1774 - died 1852 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil drawing on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by James Orange

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 92, shelf D, box 14

Physical description

A drawing from a volume containing 130 sheets of sketches made in China. The drawing is in pencil and depicts a view of part of Monte Fort, Macau, and the adjacent village.

Place of Origin

Macau (made)


19th century (made)


Chinnery, George, born 1774 - died 1852 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil drawing on paper


Height: 18 in volume, Width: 12.25 in volume, Height: 7.375 in sheet, Width: 7.625 in sheet

Descriptive line

Drawing by George Chinnery, 'Vignette. Part of Monte Fort and adjacent village, Macao,' from a volume of sketches made in China, pencil on paper, Macau, 19th century

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Production Note

The sketches in the album this drawing is from were drawn from nature in China, probably in Macau or Canton (Guangzhou).


Paper; Pencil



Subjects depicted

Landscape; Fort


Drawings; Topography; Landscapes


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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