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  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1830s (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:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 92, shelf D, box 13

Physical description

A drawing from a volume containing 93 sheets of sketches from nature made in China. The drawing is in pen and ink and depicts sketches of figures.

Place of Origin

China (made)


1830s (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink drawing on paper


Height: 16.625 in volume, Width: 12.375 in volume

Descriptive line

Drawing by George Chinnery, depicting figures, from a volume of sketches made in China, pencil on paper, China, 1830s

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 and its neighbourhood.


Paper; Ink






Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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