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Drawing - Sketches made during the Campaign of 1854-55 in the Crimea, Circassia and Constantinople
  • Sketches made during the Campaign of 1854-55 in the Crimea, Circassia and Constantinople
    Paget, George Augustus Frederick
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Sketches made during the Campaign of 1854-55 in the Crimea, Circassia and Constantinople

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Crimea (made)

  • Date:

    20th August 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paget, George Augustus Frederick (Lord), born 1818 - died 1880 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil drawing on paper

  • Museum number:

    D.424-1900

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 93, shelf H, box 1

Physical description

Drawing pasted into a volume depicting a plan of the Charge of the Light Brigade, sketched on the spot by Lord George Paget whilst describing the incident to William Simpson

Place of Origin

Crimea (made)

Date

20th August 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Paget, George Augustus Frederick (Lord), born 1818 - died 1880 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil drawing on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Plan of Light Cavalry Charge
made on the spot, while
explaining it to me, by Lord George Paget.

20. Augt. 1855.

William Simpson
pencil note by William Simpson

Dimensions

Height: 58 cm volume, Width: 44.4 cm volume, Depth: 3 cm volume

Descriptive line

Drawing, 'Plan of light cavalry charge', pencil drawing by Lord George Paget, Crimea, 1855, in a bound volume titled 'Sketches made during the Campaign of 1854-55 in the Crimea, Circassia and Constantinople' by William Simpson

Materials

Paper; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Drawings; War

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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