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The Route Of The Overland Mail To India

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850-1852 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fitzcook, Henry, born 1824 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph

  • 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.262:17

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 90, shelf 7

Physical description

Lithograph, tinted with one or two tint stones, in a portfolio stamped in blind and gold. Some plates signed. Each plate lettered with title, except for title page. Signed with monogram TH.

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, printed)

Date

ca. 1850-1852 (made)

Artist/maker

Fitzcook, Henry, born 1824 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 45.4 cm Size of covers, Width: 30.3 cm

Descriptive line

Lithograph of Cairo from a volume of plates (32) entitled 'The Route Of The Overland Mail To India, Atchley & Co.', attributed to Henry Fitzcook. British School, ca. 1850-52.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Printing

Subjects depicted

Post; Letters; Mail; Travel; Postal

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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