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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:

    1854-1855 (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.85-1900

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Drawing pasted into a volume, depicting the head of a bearded man

Place of Origin

Crimea (made)

Date

1854-1855 (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

"Chopped Straw"
This officer was constantly coming
on board The "Orient", to her Captain
Christie, or the Secretary, on the
subject of 'Chopped Straw," and
we at last gave him that name.
in pencil

Dimensions

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

Descriptive line

Drawing, 'Chopped Straw', pencil sketch by William Simpson, Crimea, 1854-55, 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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