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Sketches In Egypt & In The Holy Land By The Right Honorable Lord Wharncliffe Taken During The Year 1855

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    1856 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wortley, John Stuart, born 1801 - died 1855 (artist)
    Day & Son, Ltd. (printers)
    Colnaghi & Co. (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Portrait plates, lithograph. Other plates, lithograph with two tint-stones, 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.648:7

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 90, shelf 12

Physical description

Lithographed plates (20) of which 18 are after sketches by Lord Wharncliffe, in a green morocco, gilt bound volume. Portrait plates lettered with facsimile signatures of sitters, names of original artists, and engravers' names. Other plates lettered with titles.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

1856 (printed)

Artist/maker

Wortley, John Stuart, born 1801 - died 1855 (artist)
Day & Son, Ltd. (printers)
Colnaghi & Co. (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Portrait plates, lithograph. Other plates, lithograph with two tint-stones, coloured by hand

Dimensions

Height: 22.5 cm, Width: 38 cm

Descriptive line

Lithograph depicting a view of pigeon houses at Akhmim, Upper Egypt, after a drawing by John Stuart Wortley, second Baron Wharncliffe, from a volume of plates (20) entitled 'Sketches In Egypt & In The Holy Land By The Right Honorable Lord Wharncliffe Taken During The Year 1855.' Great Britain, 1856.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Travel sketches

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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