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Drawing - A Mandarin administering Justice
  • A Mandarin administering Justice
    Craig, William Marshall
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A Mandarin administering Justice

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1805 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Craig, William Marshall (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and grey wash on card

  • 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.274:1

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 85, shelf SC, box 9

Physical description

Drawing

Place of Origin

Great Britain (drawn)

Date

1805 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Craig, William Marshall (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and grey wash on card

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in bottom margin with title, dated 1805, and signed W.M.CRAIG

Dimensions

Height: 12.4 cm, Width: 17.4 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt. fr. Abbott & Holder. July 1968 £4 -10'[shillings]. [SD.274:1-6]

Historical context note

Illustration for Revd E. Blomfield, A General View of The World, Geographical, Historical and Philosophical; on a plan entirely new, 2 vols, Bungay, 1807, Vol. II, Bk.VI, facing page 337, engraved by T. Wallis. [Each engraving is lettered variously W.M. Craig delt./del/delin.]

Descriptive line

Drawing, `A Mandarin administering Justice', 1805, by William Marshall Craig. An illustration to Revd E. Blomfield, A General View of The World, Geographical, Historical and Philosophical; on a plan entirely new, 2 vols, Bungay, 1807.

Materials

Pen and ink; Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Mandarins; Punishment

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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