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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)
    Bentley, Charles (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.658:9

  • 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)
Bentley, Charles (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 Vathy on the island of Ithaca, Greece, after a drawing by Charles Bentley, 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

Coasts; Travel sketches; Islands

Categories

Prints; Landscapes

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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