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Drawing - The Egyptian Pet
  • The Egyptian Pet
    Sir John Tenniel, born 1820 - died 1914
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The Egyptian Pet

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1891 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sir John Tenniel, born 1820 - died 1914 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink over pencil

  • 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.1032

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf SC, box 36

Physical description

Drawing

Place of Origin

Great Britain (drawn)

Date

1891 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Sir John Tenniel, born 1820 - died 1914 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink over pencil

Marks and inscriptions

Signed with monogram JT

Dimensions

Height: 22.5 cm image, Width: 17.3 cm image

Historical context note

Reproduced in Punch, 21 November 1891, p. 247.

Descriptive line

Drawing, `The "Egyptian Pet", 1891. Sketch for a political cartoon in `Punch', by Sir John Tenniel

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Searight, Rodney. The Middle East : watercolours and drawings by British and foreign artists and travellers, 1750-1900, from the collection of Rodney Searight, Esq. London, 1971

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Illustration; Boxing; Caricature

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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