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The Seat of the War in the East, First Series

  • Object:

    Lithotint

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1855 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Walker, E. (lithographer)
    Simpson, William R.I. F.R.G.S., born 1823 - died 1899 (artist)
    Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)
    Day & Son, Ltd. (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Westminster City Council

  • Museum number:

    E.1761-1952

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print depicting the Charge of the Light Brigade.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1855 (published)

Artist/maker

Walker, E. (lithographer)
Simpson, William R.I. F.R.G.S., born 1823 - died 1899 (artist)
Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)
Day & Son, Ltd. (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Lithotint

Marks and inscriptions

'W. Simpson del. E. Walker lith. Published Jany. 18th. 1855.'
Lettered with title etc. and

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

'Charge of the Light Cavalry Brigade'. 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.

Materials

Lithographic ink

Techniques

Lithotint

Subjects depicted

Cavalry; Battles

Categories

A Year of Objects: October, Charge of the Light Brigade; War; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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