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Zint, Aqra

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Iraq

  • Date:

    1950-1960

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ross-Thomas, Archibald (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph after an original woodcut.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Chloe Gerhardt

  • Museum number:

    E.19-2016

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP, shelf 153

This print depicts a series of man-made buttresses or bulwarks jutting into a river - probably the Tigris - in the Aqrah region of Iraqi Kurdistan. It is one of 12 scenes produced by Archibald Ross-Thomas, who was Director of the British Institute at Mosul.

Physical description

Monochrome landscape scene of a river flanked by a series of walls or ruins. Monogrammed 'AT'.

Place of Origin

Iraq

Date

1950-1960

Artist/maker

Ross-Thomas, Archibald (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph after an original woodcut.

Dimensions

Height: 20.9 cm, Width: 16.1 cm

Object history note

This print was given by the artist to the donor's father, while the latter was stationed in Iraq on diplomatic duty.

Descriptive line

'Zint, Aqra'. Lithograph after Archibald Ross-Thomas, c.1950-60

Materials

Cardboard

Techniques

Lithograph

Categories

Prints; Landscapes; Middle East

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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