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Canton

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    China (possibly, made)
    Britain (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomas Allom, born 1804 - died 1872 (artist)
    Bartlett, William Henry, born 1809 - died 1854 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Museum number:

    55-1887

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 41, box B

Physical description

Watercolour depicting Guangzhou (Canton), China.

Place of Origin

China (possibly, made)
Britain (possibly, made)

Date

ca. mid 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Thomas Allom, born 1804 - died 1872 (artist)
Bartlett, William Henry, born 1809 - died 1854 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 6.375 in, Width: 10.25 in

Object history note

The Rev. G. N. Wright's 'China' was illustrated by engravings from drawings by Allom, but it does not contain a print after this painting. Allom himself did not go to China, but worked from sketches made by two officers.

Descriptive line

Watercolour attributed to Thomas Allom depicting a view in Guangzhou (Canton), China. British School, ca. 1825-1872.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Painting

Categories

Paintings; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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