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Bedouin of Sinai

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (drawn)

  • Date:

    1862-1864 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Walton, Elijah, born 1832 - died 1880 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen and brown ink

  • 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:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 85, shelf TOP

Physical description

Drawing in an album containing portrait, figure and animal sketches (11), mounted on 10 pages of gilt-edged card. Half-bound in green morocco stamped in gilt on front cover Sketches, by Elijah Walton

Place of Origin

Egypt (drawn)


1862-1864 (drawn)


Walton, Elijah, born 1832 - died 1880 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and brown ink

Marks and inscriptions

Signed Elijah Walton and inscribed with title


Height: 50 cm album cover, Width: 32.5 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `[Previous owner of the album was Francis Gray Smart] Bt fr Holder, Oct.1970, £15 '.

Descriptive line

Drawing, `Bedouin of Sinai', 1862-1864, in an album by Elijah Walton

Subjects depicted

Figure studies




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