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Drawing - Constantinople
  • Constantinople
    Scharf, George Sir KCB FSA, born 1820 - died 1895
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Constantinople

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Turkey (drawn)

  • Date:

    1843-1844 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Scharf, George Sir KCB FSA, born 1820 - died 1895 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on 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.919

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf SC, box 34

Physical description

Drawing

Place of Origin

Turkey (drawn)

Date

1843-1844 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Scharf, George Sir KCB FSA, born 1820 - died 1895 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with title, and numbered No 27

J WHATMAN 1840
paper watermarked

Dimensions

Height: 29.2 cm, Width: 22.9 cm

Historical context note

SD.915-SD.919 are probably from a sketchbook. Cf. drawings of the Lycian ruins by Scharf, some pencil with white heightening, some pen and ink, in BM, Greek and Roman Department. Also pencil sketches, of Xanthus, Pinara etc., dated November 1843, in NPG archive. For the Lycian ruins see G. E. Bean, Lycian Turkey An Archaeological Guide, 1978

Descriptive line

Drawing, `Constantinople', 1843-1844. Sir George Scharf KCB FSA

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Houses

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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