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The Last Watch

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1885-1896 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Keightley, Isabella, born 19 (artist)
    Dickinson, Lowes Cato, born 1819 - died 1908 (artist)

  • Museum number:

    180-1896

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Copy of a painting by Lowes Cato Dickinson titled 'The Last Watch'. It depicts General Charles George Gordon in military uniform, standing on the roof of the palace of Khartoum on the morning of 26th January 1885, the day of his death. His hands are crossed in front, and he holds a pair of field glasses and a Bible. The Egyptian flag flies on a tower to the right.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (probably, made)

Date

1885-1896 (made)

Artist/maker

Keightley, Isabella, born 19 (artist)
Dickinson, Lowes Cato, born 1819 - died 1908 (artist)

Dimensions

Height: 87.5 cm, Width: 70 cm

Descriptive line

'The Last Watch', watercolour copy by Isabella Keightley of a painting by Lowes Cato Dickinson, late 19th century

Categories

Watercolours; Copies and Facsimiles; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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