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Album - Small Fort on the River opposite the Factories, Canton

Small Fort on the River opposite the Factories, Canton

  • Object:

    Album

  • Place of origin:

    Guangdong (made)

  • Date:

    1832 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chinnery, George, born 1774 - died 1852 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink drawing on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by James Orange

  • Museum number:

    E.1769-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 92, shelf D, box 14

Physical description

A drawing from a volume containing 130 sheets of sketches made in China. The drawing is in pen and ink and depicts a small fort.

Place of Origin

Guangdong (made)

Date

1832 (made)

Artist/maker

Chinnery, George, born 1774 - died 1852 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink drawing on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'32'
Dated

Dimensions

Height: 18 in volume, Width: 12.25 in volume, Height: 7 in sheet, Width: 9.75 in sheet

Descriptive line

Drawing by George Chinnery, 'Small Fort on the River opposite the Factories, Canton,' from a volume of sketches made in China, pen and ink on paper, Guangdong, 1832

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Production Note

The sketches in the album this drawing is from were drawn from nature in China, probably in Macau or Canton (Guangzhou).

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Fort

Categories

Drawings; Topography

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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