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Costume Of Turkey

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1802 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dalvimart, Octavian (artist)
    William Miller (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stipple, coloured by hand

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.182:58

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Stipple engravings, coloured by hand, depicting an example of costume in Turkey, with descriptive text in English and in French. Full bound in green morocco. Each plate lettered variously 'Octavian Dalvimart, Delin.' or 'Octavian Dalvimart, delt.' and with engraver's name. There are no titles on the plates but each is numbered. Many of the plates are watermarked 'Ruse & Turner's 1805'.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1802 (published)

Artist/maker

Dalvimart, Octavian (artist)
William Miller (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Stipple, coloured by hand

Marks and inscriptions

Publish'd January 1, 1802. by W.Miller, Old Bond Strt. London
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 36.9 cm Size of covers, Width: 26.4 cm

Descriptive line

Stipple engraving entitled 'A Turkish Lady in her Wedding Dress', from a volume of 61 plates, after drawings by Octavian Dalvimart, entitled 'Costume Of Turkey', engraved by various artists, and published by William Miller. Great Britain, 1802.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Stipple; Colouring

Subjects depicted

Brides; Marriage; Costume; Dress; Wedding; Turkish

Categories

Prints; Marriage

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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