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Print - Inauguration du Canal de Suez, Voyage des Souverains
  • Inauguration du Canal de Suez, Voyage des Souverains
    Riou, Edouard, born 1833 - died 1900
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Inauguration du Canal de Suez, Voyage des Souverains

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1869 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Riou, Edouard, born 1833 - died 1900 (artist)
    Imprimerie Lemercier et cie (printers)

  • 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.504

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Hand-coloured lithograph entitled 'Arrivée Des Souverains A Suez', depicting a view on the newly opened Suez Canal.

Place of Origin

Paris (printed)

Date

1869 (printed)

Artist/maker

Riou, Edouard, born 1833 - died 1900 (artist)
Imprimerie Lemercier et cie (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 22.2 cm, Width: 33.2 cm

Descriptive line

Hand-coloured lithograph by Edouard Riou entitled 'Arrivée Des Souverains A Suez', a plate from a set of 20 in Gustave Nicole's, 'Inauguration du Canal de Suez, Voyage des Souverains'. Paris, 1869.

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

The Suez Canal was opened in 1869, creating the shortest maritime route between Europe and the Indian and western Pacific oceans.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Boats

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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