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I have a feeling by the time the exhibition is over one may begin to wish the robbers had found the tomb after all

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1972 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Boxer, Mark, born 1931 - died 1988 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and indian ink drawing on paper, corrected with white

  • Museum number:

    E.62-1976

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 153, box A

Physical description

Pen and indian ink drawing corrected with white; signed, lettered with typed caption within the design, inscribed and numbered. Drawing for a cartoon in The Times, 1972 about a Tutenkhamun exhibition held in that year.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

1972 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Boxer, Mark, born 1931 - died 1988 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and indian ink drawing on paper, corrected with white

Marks and inscriptions

'Marc'
Signed

Lettered with typed caption within the design

'Published in Times during Tutenkhamun exhibition 1972 (March 30th?) Given to V & A 1976 by the artist. Copyright reserved by the artist'
Inscribed by the artist

'1 ¾” wide.'
Inscribed in pencil

'45'
Numbered

Dimensions

Height: 30.2 cm, Width: 20.2 cm

Descriptive line

Drawing for a cartoon in The Times, 1972 about a Tutenkhamun exhibition held in that year. Mark Boxer. Britain.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Lambert, Susan. Drawing: Technique & Purpose. London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1981. p.61.

Materials

Indian ink; White correction fluid; Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Egyptian; Exhibitions

Categories

Caricatures & Cartoons; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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