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Fisher's Illustrations Of Constantinople And Its Environs

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Turkey (probably, drawn)
    Britain (probably, engraved)

  • Date:

    1838 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomas Allom, born 1804 - died 1872 (artist)
    Floyd, William, born 1807 - died 1882 (engraver)
    Fisher, Son & Co. (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • 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.40:38

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf TOP

Physical description

Etching of Alasehir in Philadelphia, from a volume half-bound in blue calf. Each plate lettered with title, artists' names, and printer's name.

Place of Origin

Turkey (probably, drawn)
Britain (probably, engraved)

Date

1838 (made)

Artist/maker

Thomas Allom, born 1804 - died 1872 (artist)
Floyd, William, born 1807 - died 1882 (engraver)
Fisher, Son & Co. (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Marks and inscriptions

Fisher, Son & Co. London, & Quai de l'Ecole, Paris
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 27.8 cm Size of covers, Width: 20.9 cm

Descriptive line

Etching of a drawing by Thomas Allom depicting Alaşehir in Philadelphia, engraved by W. Floyd for 'Fisher's Illustrations Of Constantinople And Its Environs', first and second series consisting of 98 plates over 2 volumes, published by Fisher, Son & Co., London & Paris. British School, 1838.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching; Printing

Categories

Prints; Tourism & Travel

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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