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Picturesque Scenery In The Holy Land And Syria, Delineated During The Campaigns Of 1799 and 1800

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1799-1800 (sketched)
    1819 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Spilsbury, Francis B., born 1756 - died 1823 (artist)
    Orme, Daniel, born 1766 - died 1848 (artist)
    Thomas McLean & Co (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching and aquatint

  • 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.564:9

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Etching and aquatint from a volume of plates (20) with descriptive text, dedicated to Sir William Sidney Smith, depicting 'Picturesque Scenery In The Holy Land And Syria'. Half bound in red morocco, with red morocco label, upper cover. Most plates coloured by hand.
Plates lettered with title. Some numbered. Most lettered, variously, 'Sketched on the Spot by F.B. Spilsbury' and 'Drawn by Dl. Orme. London Pubd. by T. McLean Jan 1. 1819. Edwd. Orme Excudit.', and the name of engraver.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1799-1800 (sketched)
1819 (published)

Artist/maker

Spilsbury, Francis B., born 1756 - died 1823 (artist)
Orme, Daniel, born 1766 - died 1848 (artist)
Thomas McLean & Co (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching and aquatint

Dimensions

Height: 47.1 cm Size of covers, Width: 33.2 cm

Descriptive line

Etching and aquatint depicting farmers near Jaffa, after a sketch by Francis B. Spilsbury, drawn by Daniel Orme, etched for a volume of plates (20) entitled 'Picturesque Scenery In The Holy Land And Syria, Delineated During The Campaigns Of 1799 and 1800'. Great Britain, 1819.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching; Aquatint; Printing

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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