Drawing

1908 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E
Artist/Maker

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.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pen and ink, indian ink and water-colour on paper, mounted on canvas
Brief Description
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.
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.
Dimensions
  • Average size of sheets in series height: 35.6cm
  • Average size of sheets in series width: 50.8cm
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)
Credit line
Given by Mr John Harvey, FSA, FRSL, son of the artist
Object history
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.
Subjects depicted
Associated Objects
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.
Collection
Accession Number
E.1254-1963

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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