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Drawing

  • Date:

    1908 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Harvey, William, born 1883 - died 1962 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink, indian ink and water-colour on paper, mounted on canvas

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr John Harvey, FSA, FRSL, son of the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.1256-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case DD, shelf 9

Physical description

Drawing (1 of 7) of plans and sections of a mosque, views of Meccha Niche and a plan and elevation of a doorway. The drawings are on 16 sheets, joined and mounted on canvas.

Date

1908 (made)

Artist/maker

Harvey, William, born 1883 - died 1962 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink, indian ink and water-colour on paper, mounted on canvas

Marks and inscriptions

'W. Harvey, 1908'
The drawings in series signed and dated variously

Inscribed in capitals with titles etc.

Most drawings in the series inscribed on the reverse with artist's name and address

Dimensions

Height: 35.6 cm average size of sheets in series, Width: 50.8 cm average size of sheets in series

Object history note

E.1250-1255-1963 were reproduced in the artist's 'The Mosque of Sultan Hassan, Cairo' on pp.751 to 754 of Vol.100 of The Builder, 16 June 1911.

Descriptive line

Drawing (1 of 7) of the Mosque of Sultan Hasan, Cairo, and the Meccha Niche. Pen and ink, indian ink and water-colour drawing on paper by William Harvey, 1908.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Materials

Canvas; Paper; Water-colour; Indian ink; Ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Plan; Mosque; Elevation; Doorway

Categories

Drawings; Architecture; Islam; Historic Cairo

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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