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Album - Corner of Macao Bay, looking west

Corner of Macao Bay, looking west

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Macau (made)

  • Date:

    1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil drawing on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by James Orange

  • Museum number:


  • 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 pencil and depicts a corner of Macau Bay looking west.

Place of Origin

Macau (made)


1830 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Pencil drawing on paper

Marks and inscriptions



Height: 18 in volume, Width: 12.25 in volume, Height: 5 in sheet, Width: 10.1875 in sheet

Descriptive line

Drawing by George Chinnery, 'Corner of Macao Bay, looking west,' from a volume of sketches made in China, pencil on paper, Macau, 1830

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).


Paper; Pencil



Subjects depicted



Drawings; Topography


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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