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The Shores And Islands Of The Mediterranean

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wright, George Newenham (Reverend) (author)
    Leighton Leitch, William, born 1804 - died 1883 (artist)
    Tingle, James, born 1790 - died 1858 (engraver)
    Fisher, Son & Co. (publishers)

  • 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:

    SP.658:40

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 89, shelf TOP

Physical description

Etching of a view in the Mediterranean from a volume of plates (65) including title-page, with descriptive text. Quarter-bound in calf. Each lettered with title and artists' names. Most plates lettered variously 'Fisher, Son & Co. London & Paris', with the date 1839 on some plates, and 1840 on 'Strada St. Ursula'.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Wright, George Newenham (Reverend) (author)
Leighton Leitch, William, born 1804 - died 1883 (artist)
Tingle, James, born 1790 - died 1858 (engraver)
Fisher, Son & Co. (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Dimensions

Height: 28.3 cm Size of covers, Width: 21.4 cm

Descriptive line

Etching by J. Tingle depicting the Duomo Of Syracuse, after a drawing by W. L. Leitch, from a volume of plates (65), entitled 'The Shores And Islands Of The Mediterranean', written by the Revd. George Newenham Wright. Published in London, 1840.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Travel sketches; Domes

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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