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  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (possibly, made)
    Ghana (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Spence, Percy F. S. (Percy Frederick Seaton), born 1868 - died 1933 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Water-colour and chinese white on paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod

  • Museum number:

    E.1404-1948

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 159

Physical description

Drawing of corporal punishment being administered to a deserter from the Kumasi Relief Force.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (possibly, made)
Ghana (possibly, made)

Date

1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Spence, Percy F. S. (Percy Frederick Seaton), born 1868 - died 1933 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Water-colour and chinese white on paper.

Marks and inscriptions

Signed 'Percy F.S. Spence
'Stamped on the back with the date'
Inscription from: Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, and Department of Paintings, Accessions: 1948, Volume II, Henry Herbert Harrod Bequest, London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957

Dimensions

Height: 9 1/2 in, Width: 7 1/8 in

Descriptive line

Drawing by Percy F. S. Spence: Corporal punishment being administered to a deserter from the Kumasi Relief Force. Drawing for illustration to a report on the Ashanti rebellion in the Gold Coast (now Ghana) in Vol. 62 of The Graphic, 25 August 1900.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, and Department of Paintings, Accessions: 1948, Volume II, Henry Herbert Harrod Bequest, London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957

Materials

Paper (fiber product); Chinese white; Water-colour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Punishment; Army

Categories

Drawings; Colonialism and Empire; Black History

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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