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The Seat of the War in the East, First Series; A hot night in the Batteries

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London, England (published)

  • Date:

    1855 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    E. Walker (lithographer)
    William Simpson, born 1823 - died 1899 (after, artist)
    Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Westminster City Council

  • Museum number:

    E.1769-1952

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case O, shelf 6, box A

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Physical description

Print.

Place of Origin

London, England (published)

Date

1855 (published)

Artist/maker

E. Walker (lithographer)
William Simpson, born 1823 - died 1899 (after, artist)
Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Lithotint

Marks and inscriptions

'W. Simpson, delt. E. Walker, lith. Published June 13th. 1855.'

Dimensions

Height: 29.2 cm approx., Width: 45.7 cm approx.

Object history note

The original sketches by W. Simpson upon which E.1756,M 1764 and 1769 are based are in the Department of Prints and Drawings, D.126, 127, 200, 207-1900.

Descriptive line

'A hot night in the Batteries'. Print, one of ten plates from The Seat of the War in the East, First Series by E. Walker after William Simpson. Lithotint published by P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1855.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1952. London: HMSO, 1963.
The full text of the entry is as follows:

"SIMPSON, William, R.I. (1823-1899)
Plates (10) from The Seat of the War in the East, First Series by William Simpson, R.I., published by P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1855. Lithographed by J. Needham, E. Walker, E. Morin, T. A. Picken and other unidentified artists after drawings made during the Crimean War by W. Simpson, and printed by Day & Son.
Each lettered with title, artists' and publishers' names etc.
Lithotints. Average size
29.2 x 45.7 cm. E.1756, 17600-1767, 1769-1952
Given by Westminster City Council
Note: The original sketches by W. Simpson upon which E.1756,M 1764 and 1769 are based are in the Department of Prints and Drawings, D.126, 127, 200, 207-1900.
Pl.2 The Cavalry Affair of the Heights of Bulganak - the first gun. 19th. Sepr. 1854. Lettered with title etc. and W. Simpson, del. Needham Lith. Published Jany. 15th 1855.
E.1763-1952
Pl.6 Charge of the Heavy Cavalry Brigade. 25th Octr. 1854. Lettered with title etc. and W. Simpson del. E. Walker lith. Published Jany. 18th. 1855.
E.1761-1952
Pl.7 Second charge of the Guards when they retook the two gun Battery at the Battle of Inkermann. Lettered with title etc. and W. Simpson del. E. Morin, lith. Published Feby 5th. 1855.
E.1762-1952
Pl.10 A quiet day in the Diamon Battery. Portrait of a Lancaster 68 Pounder. 15th. Decr. 1854. Lettered with title etc. and W. Simpson del. Published Feby. 5th. 1855.
E.1765-1952
Pl.15 Charge of the Light Cavalry Brigade. 25th. Oct. 1854. Under Major General the Earl of Cardigan. Lettered with title etc. and W. Simpson, del. E. Walker, lith. Published March 1st 1855.
E.1760-1952
Pl.22 Sebastapol from the sea. Sketched from the deck of H.M.S. Sidon. Lettered with title, etc. and W. Simpson, delt. T. Picken, lith. Published April 24th. 1855.
E.1756-1952
Pl.24 A quiet night in the Batteries. A sketch in the Greenhill Battery (Major Chapman's) 29th Jany. 1855. Lettered with title etc. and W. Simpson delt. Published April 25th 1855.
E.1764-1952
Pl.27 Highland Brigade Camp, looking south [towards Balaklava]. Lettered with title etc. and W. Simpson, del. T. Picken, lith. Published May 24th. 1855.
E.1767-1952
Pl.34 A hot day in the Battereis [with Sebastapol in the distance]. Lettered with title etc. and W. Simpson, delt. E. Walker, lith. Published June 11th. 1855.
E.1766-1952
Pl.35 A hot night in the Batteries. Lettered with title etc, and W. Simpson, delt. E. Walker, lith. Published June 13th. 1855.
E.1769-1952"

Techniques

Lithotint

Categories

Prints

Collection code

PDP

Qr_O591970
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