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Western Gate, Peking.

  • Object:

    Engraving

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)
    London (published)

  • Date:

    1843 (published)
    c.1830s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomas Allom, born 1804 - died 1872 (artist)
    Brandard, Edward Paxman, born 1819 - died 1898 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr. W. L. Hildburgh

  • Museum number:

    E.1599-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf B, box 17

Physical description

Engraving showing a scene of Chinese life

Place of Origin

China (made)
London (published)

Date

1843 (published)
c.1830s (made)

Artist/maker

Thomas Allom, born 1804 - died 1872 (artist)
Brandard, Edward Paxman, born 1819 - died 1898 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

engraving

Dimensions

Height: 8.375 in, Width: 11.125 in

Descriptive line

Thomas Allom. Western Gate, Peking. Engraved by E. Brandard.
1 of 15 illustrations to "China, in a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture and social habits of that ancient empire." published London, 1843.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Tourism & Travel; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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