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Drawing - Emperor of Morocco sitting on the Steps of the old Moorish palace at Tangiers surrounded by his black Guard to receive the English presents
  • Emperor of Morocco sitting on the Steps of the old Moorish palace at Tangiers surrounded by his black Guard to receive the English presents
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Emperor of Morocco sitting on the Steps of the old Moorish palace at Tangiers surrounded by his black Guard to receive the English presents

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Morocco (drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1814 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on thin 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.1336

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 45

Physical description

Drawing

Place of Origin

Morocco (drawn)

Date

ca. 1814 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on thin paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with title on separate sheet from original mount

Dimensions

Height: 11.5 cm, Width: 18.4 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt Holder, Apl. 1977, £7'

Historical context note

The drawing may be by a British officer on a visit to Morocco at the end of the Peninsular War: see Searight Archive.

Descriptive line

Drawing, `Emperor of Morocco sitting on the Steps of the old Moorish palace at Tangiers surrounded by his black Guard to receive the English presents', about 1814. Artist unknown

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Palaces

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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