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Views In Affghaunistan

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1841 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jackson, Keith Alexander (Sir), born 1798 - died 1843 (artist)
    W. H. Allen & Co. PLC - Virgin Books (publishers)
    Thomas McLean & Co (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph, tinted with one tint stone, with additional colouring by hand

  • 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.334:24

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 88, shelf TOP

Physical description

Lithograph, tinted with one tint stone, with additional colouring by hand, depicting a view in Afghanistan. Volume of plates (26) including frontispiece, title page, and map, with a vignette and descriptive text. Publisher's cloth rebacked in green morocco. The title on the title page is embossed. Some plates signed. Each plate lettered with title.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1841 (printed)

Artist/maker

Jackson, Keith Alexander (Sir), born 1798 - died 1843 (artist)
W. H. Allen & Co. PLC - Virgin Books (publishers)
Thomas McLean & Co (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph, tinted with one tint stone, with additional colouring by hand

Dimensions

Height: 38 cm Size of covers, Width: 27.2 cm

Descriptive line

Lithograph depicting the gateway of ancient fortress at Sehwan, Pakistan, after a sketch by Sir Keith Alexander Jackson from a volume of plates (26) entitled 'Views In Affghaunistan', published by W. H. Allen and T. McLean. Great Britain, 1841.

Production Note

The views are from sketches taken by Sir Keith Jackson during the campaign of the Army of the Indus. The dedication is by Joseph Fowell Walton. The plates do not all correspond to those listed by Abbey. In Abbey's volume, some of the plates are signed by W. L. Walton.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Fortresses; Gateways

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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