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Lithograph - Hieroglyphic Inscription of Sesostris.  Seen From The Nahr El Kelb
  • Hieroglyphic Inscription of Sesostris. Seen From The Nahr El Kelb
    Bracebridge, Selina
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Hieroglyphic Inscription of Sesostris. Seen From The Nahr El Kelb

  • Object:

    Lithograph

  • Place of origin:

    Lebanon (drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1833 (drawn)
    ca. 1834 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bracebridge, Selina (artist)

  • 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.111

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 47

Physical description

Hand coloured lithograph depicting the hieroglyphic inscription of Sesostris, an ancient king of Egypt, near a river in Lebanon. It is a version of a sketch from Bracebridge's album, 'Six View in Lebanon'. Lettered with title and signed by the artist.

Place of Origin

Lebanon (drawn)

Date

ca. 1833 (drawn)
ca. 1834 (published)

Artist/maker

Bracebridge, Selina (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Hand coloured lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Sketched From Nature & on Stone by Mr. S. Bracebridge
Inscribed

Printed by Graf & Soret
Lettered and scored through with brown ink

Dimensions

Height: 18.9 cm, Width: 27 cm

Descriptive line

Hand coloured lithograph by Selina Bracebridge entitled 'Hieroglyphic Inscription of Sesostris. Seen From The Nahr El Kelb', probably from a series entitled 'Six Views in Lebanon'. British School, ca. 1833.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Engraving

Subjects depicted

Cliffs; Ancient; Rocks; Inscriptions; Hieroglyphics

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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