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Watercolour - Rock Tombs at Myra, Asia minor

Rock Tombs at Myra, Asia minor

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Turkey (painted)

  • Date:

    1840-1850 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Warrington, T. (painter)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink and wash, heightened with white, over pencil, with touches of gum

  • 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 87, shelf SC, box 39

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Turkey (painted)


1840-1850 (painted)


Warrington, T. (painter)

Materials and Techniques

Ink and wash, heightened with white, over pencil, with touches of gum

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with title, signed T. Warington; inscribed in a modern hand on back of mount By Thomas Warington, husband of Jane Warington


Height: 18.5 cm image, Width: 13.5 cm

Historical context note

The image appears to be a copy of the plate facing p.198 in C. Fellows, An Account of Discoveries in Lycia, 1841.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `Rock Tombs at Myra, Asia minor', 1840-1850, by T. Warrington




Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Rock tombs




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