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Watercolour - Biban-el-Molook, or Tombs of the Kings.  Belzoni's Tomb.  Thebes
  • Biban-el-Molook, or Tombs of the Kings. Belzoni's Tomb. Thebes
    Sausmarez, George de General, born 1814 - died 1890
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Biban-el-Molook, or Tombs of the Kings. Belzoni's Tomb. Thebes

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (painted)

  • Date:

    1855 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sausmarez, George de General, born 1814 - died 1890 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • 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.912:22

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

One of 45 watercolours, on 35 mounts (several unmounted), in an album with views in Egypt and Nubia, made during or after a journey on the Nile, upstream then downstream, in 1855. Loose in half-bound crimson morocco music binder stamped EGYPT on the front.

Place of Origin

Egypt (painted)

Date

1855 (painted)

Artist/maker

Sausmarez, George de General, born 1814 - died 1890 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with title and signed and dated 5.3.55 G de S

Dimensions

Height: 47.4 cm covers, Width: 35.9 cm covers

Descriptive line

`Biban-el-Molook, or Tombs of the Kings. Belzoni's Tomb. Thebes', 1855. Watercolour in an album of views in Egypt and Nubia. General George de Sausmarez

Subjects depicted

Tombs

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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