Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

The Monuments Of Nineveh - Second Series

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1853 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Layard, Austen Henry Sir GCB (Sir), born 1817 - died 1894 (artist)
    John Murray (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph, tinted with one or 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.351:33

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 90, shelf 6

Physical description

Lithograph, tinted with one or two tint stones, in some cases with additional colouring by hand, from the second series of 'The Monuments Of Nineveh'. Each plate lettered with title and numbered. Many plates lettered with artist's names.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1853 (published)

Artist/maker

Layard, Austen Henry Sir GCB (Sir), born 1817 - died 1894 (artist)
John Murray (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph, tinted with one or two tint stones

Dimensions

Height: 39.4 cm Size of covers, Width: 58.2 cm

Descriptive line

Lithograph entitled 'Captives brought to Assyria ', after a drawing by Sir Austen Henry Layard from Volume II (71 plates), of 'The Monuments Of Nineveh', engraved by various artists, and published by John Murray. Great Britain, 1853.

Production Note

The Introduction states that 'The original drawings of the sculptures were made by Mr. F. C. Cooper, 'the late Mr. Bell' and Layard. The bas reliefs were drawn on stone by L. Gruner.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing; Lithography

Subjects depicted

Prisoners; Monuments

Categories

Prints; Archaeology

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.