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Print - CAMELUS.


  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    21/03/1807 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chapman, J., born 18 (engraver)
    Wilkes, J. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 2, box B

Physical description

Camel viewed in profile, standing and facing to the right of the image.

Place of Origin

London (published)


21/03/1807 (published)


Chapman, J., born 18 (engraver)
Wilkes, J. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Title, central above image.

'The Dromedary, or Arabian Camel.'
Central, below image.

'London, Published as the Act directs, March 21st. 1807, by J. Wilkes.'
Central along bottom of plate impression.

'Plate I.'
Top-right corner of plate impression.

'J. Chapman sc.'
Below bottom-right corner of image.

'[l?] 33'
Pencil note in top-left corner of sheet.


Height: 19.3 cm sheet, Width: 25.8 cm sheet, Height: 19 cm plate impression (approx), Width: 24 cm plate impression (approx)

Descriptive line

'Camelus : The Dromedary, or Arabian Camel', viewed in profile facing to the right of the image. Engraving print on paper. Engraved by J. Chapman. Published by J. Wilkes, London, 1807.


Paper; Printing ink


Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted





Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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