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Oriental Sketches

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    1840-1 (made)
    1843 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wilkie, David Sir, RA, born 1785 - died 1841 (artist)
    Nash, Joseph, born 1808 - died 1878 (lithographer)
    Hullmandel, Charles, born 1789 - died 1850 (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph, coloured by hand

  • 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.652:12

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 90, shelf 9

Physical description

Hand-coloured lithograph from a volume of plates (26) after sketches by the artist made in Turkey, Syria and Egypt. With key (one sheet). Unbound, in publisher's portfolio, red imitation morocco cloth boards, crimson morocco spine; crimson morocco label on front lettered in gilt within gilt rules Sir David Wilkie's / Oriental Sketches, 1843.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

1840-1 (made)
1843 (published)

Artist/maker

Wilkie, David Sir, RA, born 1785 - died 1841 (artist)
Nash, Joseph, born 1808 - died 1878 (lithographer)
Hullmandel, Charles, born 1789 - died 1850 (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph, coloured by hand

Dimensions

Height: 56.7 cm Sie of cloth boards, Width: 46.3 cm

Descriptive line

Hand-coloured lithograph by Joseph Nash, depicting a head servant to the British Consul in Bucharest, after a drawing by Sir David Wilkie from a volume of plates (26) entitled 'Oriental Sketches In Turkey, Syria & Egypt'. British School, 1840 & 1841.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Printing

Subjects depicted

Servants; Portraits; Consul

Categories

Prints; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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