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Drawing of a mosaic
  • Drawing of a mosaic
    Wild, James William, born 1814 - died 1892
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Drawing of a mosaic

  • Place of origin:

    Cairo (made)

  • Date:

    1840s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wild, James William, born 1814 - died 1892 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen and ink and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Elizabeth H.M. Wild

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case FRI, shelf 94J, box 24

Physical description

One of 16 sketches of Islamic marble mosaics

Place of Origin

Cairo (made)


1840s (made)


Wild, James William, born 1814 - died 1892 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pen and ink and watercolour

Descriptive line

James William Wild. One of 16 drawings of Islamic marble mosaics. Cairo, 1840s.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1938. London: The Board of Education, 1939.


Pencil; Pen and ink; Watercolour




Drawings; Architecture; Tourism & Travel; Mosaic


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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