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Voyage De L'Asie Mineure

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1838 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    de Laborde, Simon Joseph Léon Emmanuel (Marquis), born 1807 - died 1869 (author)
    Firmin-Didot, Ambroise, born 1790 - died 1876 (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph, tinted with one tint stone

  • 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.340:12

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 90, shelf 3

Physical description

Lithograph, tinted with one tint stone, depicting a view in Asia Minor from a series entitled 'Voyage De L'Asie Mineure', including title pages and frontispiece, in most cases printed as two images on a single sheet, with descriptive texts. Half bound in brown morocco. Some images signed. Most images lettered with title in French, the name of artist (in some cases the author), lithographer, and printer, and variously, 'Léon de Laborde. Asia Minor'. Many images also lettered with title in English.

Place of Origin

Paris (printed)

Date

1838 (printed)

Artist/maker

de Laborde, Simon Joseph Léon Emmanuel (Marquis), born 1807 - died 1869 (author)
Firmin-Didot, Ambroise, born 1790 - died 1876 (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph, tinted with one tint stone

Dimensions

Height: 61.1 cm Size of covers, Width: 43 cm

Descriptive line

Lithograph depicting a weary traveller in Sardis, from a volume by the Marquis de Laborde entitled 'Voyage De L'Asie Mineure' (159 plates), volume I of a two-part series entitled 'Voyage En Orient', engraved by various artists. Paris, 1838.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Children; Traveller; Drinking

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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