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The Seat Of War In The East

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (published)

  • Date:

    1855-6 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Simpson, William R.I. F.R.G.S., born 1823 - died 1899 (artist)
    Needham, Jonathan (lithographer)
    Day & Son, Ltd. (printers)
    Colnaghi & Co. (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph, with two tint stones

  • 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.552:32

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 90, shelf 10

Physical description

Lithograph, with two tint stones, depicting a plate from a volume entitled 'The Seat Of War In The East'. Half bound in green morocco. Each plate lettered with title, name of lithographer, and, variously, ‘W. Simpson Del.’, ‘Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen’, and ‘Colnaghi's Authentic Collection’. Most plates dated and numbered.

Place of Origin

Britain (published)

Date

1855-6 (published)

Artist/maker

Simpson, William R.I. F.R.G.S., born 1823 - died 1899 (artist)
Needham, Jonathan (lithographer)
Day & Son, Ltd. (printers)
Colnaghi & Co. (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph, with two tint stones

Marks and inscriptions

Published by Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. 13 & 14 Pall Mall East, Publishers to Her Majesty. Déposé Paris, Goupil & Cie. Leipzig Otto Weigel.
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 56.5 cm Size of covers, Width: 37.4 cm

Descriptive line

Lithograph entitled 'View From The Heights Above Balaklava, Looking Towards Sebastopol', after a drawing by William Simpson for a volume entitled 'The Seat Of War In The East', comprised of plates (81), with descriptive text, in two volumes, bound together. Great Britain, 1855-6.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

War

Categories

Prints; War

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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