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Print - Ancient Egyptian costume
  • Ancient Egyptian costume
    Engelmann, Godefroy, born 1788 - died 1839
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Ancient Egyptian costume

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Mulhouse (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1821-30 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Engelmann, Godefroy, born 1788 - died 1839 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured 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:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Hand-coloured lithograph of Ancient Egyptian costume, depicting a magistrate with a large fur around his middle, from a series of 24 illustrations. Each lettered with title, numbered, and, variously, '1è.re Série. Egypte'.

Place of Origin

Mulhouse (probably, printed)


ca. 1821-30 (printed)


Engelmann, Godefroy, born 1788 - died 1839 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph


Height: 31 cm approx, Width: 21 cm approx

Descriptive line

Hand-coloured lithograph by Godefroy Engelmann from a series of 24 illustrations of Ancient Egyptian costumes, ca. 1821-30.




Lithography; Printing; Hand

Subjects depicted

Furs; Dress; Costume; Feline; Ancient; Fur




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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