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Lithograph - Telmessus
  • Telmessus
    Scharf, George Sir KCB FSA, born 1820 - died 1895
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Telmessus

  • Object:

    Lithograph

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1847 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Scharf, George Sir KCB FSA, born 1820 - died 1895 (artist)
    Hullmandel, Charles, born 1789 - died 1850 (lithographers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph

  • 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.540

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 55

Physical description

Hand-coloured lithograph depicting Telmessus, a rock tomb in Turkey. Lettered with title and numbered Pl.V.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1847 (made)

Artist/maker

Scharf, George Sir KCB FSA, born 1820 - died 1895 (artist)
Hullmandel, Charles, born 1789 - died 1850 (lithographers)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 35.7 cm, Width: 51 cm

Descriptive line

Hand-coloured lithographed plate, after drawings by Sir George Scharf, from a set of 8 plates in Sir Charles Fellows', 'Lycia, Caria, Lydia'. Printed in Britain, 1847.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Donkeys; Mausoleums; Tombs; Camels

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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