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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H , Case WD, Shelf 120

The Asylum for the Deaf

Watercolour
ca. late 18th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Watercolour entitled 'The Asylum for the Deaf' depicting groups of figures before a building, playing musical instruments, handing out pamphlets, and one wheeling a cart accompanied by a large dog. A lady with an ear trumpet stands in a window in the background.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour
Brief Description
Watercolour entitled 'The Asylum for the Deaf', formerly attributed to John Collet but now attributed to Paul Sandby. Great Britain, ca. late 18th century.
Physical Description
Watercolour entitled 'The Asylum for the Deaf' depicting groups of figures before a building, playing musical instruments, handing out pamphlets, and one wheeling a cart accompanied by a large dog. A lady with an ear trumpet stands in a window in the background.
Dimensions
  • Height: 34.9cm
  • Width: 53.7cm
Dimensions taken from departmental notes
Credit line
William Smith Gift
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
1694-1871

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record createdJune 9, 2006
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