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Drawing - Evening Eckmeen left Bank of the Nile
  • Evening Eckmeen left Bank of the Nile
    Cooke, Edward William RA, FRS, FSA, born 1811 - died 1880
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Evening Eckmeen left Bank of the Nile

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Akhmim (drawn)

  • Date:

    1876 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cooke, Edward William RA, FRS, FSA, born 1811 - died 1880 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on prepared paper (Penny's patent metallic paper)

  • 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:

    SD.249

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 85, shelf SC, box 9

Physical description

Drawing

Place of Origin

Akhmim (drawn)

Date

1876 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Cooke, Edward William RA, FRS, FSA, born 1811 - died 1880 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on prepared paper (Penny's patent metallic paper)

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated E W Cooke. RA. 1876; inscribed on the back with title, signature and date E W Cooke. RA Augt. 1876

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm, Width: 17.5 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - 'Bt fr Holder, May 1968 £8:10/ [shillings]'

Historical context note

Akhmim is in Middle Egypt, on the east bank of the Nile opposite Suhag.

Descriptive line

Drawing, `Evening Eckmeen left Bank of the Nile' [Akhmim], 1876, by Edward William Cooke, RA

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Date palm

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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