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Voyages Au Soudan Oriental Et Dans L'Afrique Septentrionale

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    1863 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tremaux, Pierre, born 1818 - died 1895 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph, uncoloured, with tint-stones, coloured by hand, or printed in colour.

  • 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.585:25

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Volume of plates entitled 'Voyages Au Soudan Oriental Et Dans L'Afrique Septentrionale', (56 from a set of 57) and maps (4) after drawings and photographs made in 1847-54. Plates 36, 38, 44, 46, 47, 50, 52, 55 and 56 with accompanying original calotype photographs (9) laid down under lithographs. Quarter bound in brown morocco. Each plate numbered. Most plates lettered with 'Voyage Au Soudan Oriental', title of individual plate, name of original artist, name of lithographer and of lithographic firm responsible for plate.

Place of Origin

Paris (published)

Date

1863 (published)

Artist/maker

Tremaux, Pierre, born 1818 - died 1895 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph, uncoloured, with tint-stones, coloured by hand, or printed in colour.

Dimensions

Height: 33.7 cm Size of covers, Width: 55 cm

Descriptive line

Lithograph depicting a squirrel with fruit from the Baobab tree, from a volume of plates (56 from a set of 57) and maps (4) after drawings and photographs made in 1847-54 by Pierre Tremaux entitled 'Voyages Au Soudan Oriental Et Dans L'Afrique Septentrionale'. Published in Paris, 1863.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithograph

Subjects depicted

Trees; Fruit; Squirrels; Travel

Categories

Prints; Animals and Wildlife

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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