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An Albanian and a Nubian

ca. 1851 (drawn)

Black chalk drawing, An Albanian and a Nubian, about 1851, copy after Alexandre Bida.

Object details

Object type
  • An Albanian and a Nubian (generic title)
  • Arnaute Albanais and Nubien baouab (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Black chalk
Brief description
Black chalk drawing, An Albanian and a Nubian, about 1851, copy after Alexandre Bida.
  • Height: 21.3cm
  • Width: 21.3cm
Marks and inscriptions
Inscribed arnaute Albanais and Nubien baouab, and with initials SF; stamped in red ink A.C. encircled (The collector's stamp has not yet been positively identified but Alexandre Colin (1798-1873) has been suggested.)
Credit line
Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A
Object history
Rodney Searight Collection
Historical context
This appears to be copied from two lithographs by Bida in A. Bida and E. Barbot, Souvenirs d'Egypte, Paris [c.1851], pls [19] and [20].
Subjects depicted
Place depicted
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Record createdOctober 3, 2007
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