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Print - `Attendants on the Queen of Persia'

`Attendants on the Queen of Persia'

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    1822 (Made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • 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.356:39

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 90, shelf TOP

Physical description

Etching pasted in an album, used as a scrapbook by later owner. 72 pages of stiff paper, gilt edged, containing drawings (10) copied from wood engravings after George Du Maurier, Charles Keene, and others; also containing mounted drawings (13) stuck down by Rodney Searight, showing Turkish figures and other Turkish subjects, in same hand as SD176, manner of C. de Brockdorff; also an etching of a whirling dervish stuck down by Rodney Searight opposite a cutting from The Times; and etchings (24) stuck down by Rodney Searight on 7 pages, from Frederic Shoberl, ed., The World In Miniature Persia, 3 vols., 1822. Full-bound in red morocco, embossed with gilt decorations and initials C.E.S.

Date

1822 (Made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with title

Dimensions

Height: 29.9 cm Size of covers, Width: 24 cm Size of covers

Historical context note

Illustration from Frederic Shoberl, ed., The World In Miniature Persia, 1822, vol. I, facing p. 114

Descriptive line

`Attendants on the Queen of Persia'. Illustration cut from Frederic Shoberl, ed., The World In Miniature Persia, 3 vols., 1822, mounted in an album

Subjects depicted

Attendants

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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