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Syria. Mode of Agriculture at the Foot of Mount Carmel

Watercolour
1799 (painted)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Watercolour drawing


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour
Brief Description
Watercolour, `Syria. Mode of Agriculture at the Foot of Mount Carmel, 1799, by Revd Cooper Willyams
Physical Description
Watercolour drawing
Dimensions
  • Height: 16.5cm
  • Width: 24.7cm
Styles
Marks and Inscriptions
Inscribed with title, dated January 26 1799., inscribed A Turkish Officer with his guards.
Credit line
Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A
Object history
According to Rodney Searight: - `This, and companion drawing [SD.1208], Sothebys, July 27, 1972 £35'.
Historical context
With minor variations, reproduced as an etching and aquatint, in C. Willyams A Voyage up the Mediterranean in His Majesty's Ship the Swiftsure, 1802, facing p.160, and in A Selection of Views in Egypt, Palestine, Rhodes, Italy, Minorca, and Gibraltar, 1822, following p.8 [see SP.653:1-36]. See also SD.1208.
Subjects depicted
Places Depicted
Collection
Accession Number
SD.1209

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record createdApril 24, 2008
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