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Drawing - The Alps near the source of the Rhine
  • The Alps near the source of the Rhine
    Abbott, John White, born 1764 - died 1851
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The Alps near the source of the Rhine

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Date:

    1763-1851 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Abbott, John White, born 1764 - died 1851 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen, ink and wash drawing.

  • Credit Line:

    H. H. Harrod Bequest.

  • Museum number:

    E.2-1948

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 162, box A

Physical description

The Alps near the source of the Rhine, descending Mount Splugen.

Date

1763-1851 (made)

Artist/maker

Abbott, John White, born 1764 - died 1851 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen, ink and wash drawing.

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed on the back of the original mount in the artist's hand with title and "Light L. F.T. JWA."
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: 279.4 mm, Width: 209.6 mm

Descriptive line

Drawing by John White Abbott, 'The Alps near the Source of the Rhine'

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

Pen and ink; Wash

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Drawings; Topography

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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