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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H , Case PD, Shelf 162, Box A

The Alps near the source of the Rhine

Drawing
1763-1851 (made)
Artist/Maker

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


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pen, ink and wash drawing.
Brief Description
Drawing by John White Abbott, 'The Alps near the Source of the Rhine'
Physical Description
The Alps near the source of the Rhine, descending Mount Splugen.
Dimensions
  • Height: 279.4mm (Note: Measurement 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)
  • Width: 209.6mm (Note: Measurement 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)
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)
Credit line
H. H. Harrod Bequest.
Places Depicted
Bibliographic Reference
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
Collection
Accession Number
E.2-1948

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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