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The Monuments Of Nineveh - First Series

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1849 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Layard, Austen Henry Sir GCB (Sir), born 1817 - died 1894 (artist)
    Hullmandel, Charles, born 1789 - died 1850 (printer)
    John Murray (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed plate

  • 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.350:22

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Printed plate from the first series of 'The Monuments Of Nineveh', a volume of etchings, engravings, stipples, lithographs, lithographs tinted with one or two tint stones, colour lithograph, wood engraving printed in brown. Prints kept in a paper folder with details of publication and an image on front. Most plates numbered, lettered with title and lettered with artist's names.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1849 (published)

Artist/maker

Layard, Austen Henry Sir GCB (Sir), born 1817 - died 1894 (artist)
Hullmandel, Charles, born 1789 - died 1850 (printer)
John Murray (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Printed plate

Dimensions

Height: 56.6 cm Size of covers, Width: 38.9 cm

Descriptive line

Printed plate entitled 'Triumphal return of Assyrian Warriors from battle', after a drawing by Sir Austen Henry Layard from Volume I (102 plates), of 'The Monuments Of Nineveh', engraved by various artists, printed by Hullmandel and Walton, and published by John Murray. Great Britain, 1849.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Victory; Monuments; Triumph; Battles

Categories

Prints; Archaeology

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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