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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
    Simpson, William R.I. F.R.G.S., born 1823 - died 1899
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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 April 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Simpson, William R.I. F.R.G.S., born 1823 - died 1899 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil drawing on paper

  • Museum number:

    D.274-1900

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Drawing pasted into a volume depicting a view of the fortifications of Kertch from the Bay of Kerch, sketched at the top of a page from a newspaper

Place of Origin

Crimea (made)

Date

20th April 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Simpson, William R.I. F.R.G.S., born 1823 - died 1899 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil drawing on paper

Marks and inscriptions

The Fortifications of Kentch. From the Bay of Kerrch, looking South
note in ink by the artist

Dimensions

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

Descriptive line

Drawing, 'No.2: The Fortifications of Kertch', pencil drawing by William Simpson, 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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