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On display at V&A South Kensington
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The Citadel of Sidon

1848 (painted)

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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pencil and watercolour heightened with white and gum
Brief Description
Watercolour, The Citadel of Sidon, 1848, by John E. Bowman
  • Height: 23.9cm
  • Width: 34cm
Marks and Inscriptions
Signed J.E.B.; inscribed on back of mount View of the Holy Land by John E Bowman
Credit line
Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A
Object history
Rodney Searight Collection
Historical context
This is a copy of a lithograph after David Roberts: see his Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, 6 vols, 1842-49, Vol.II, [Pl.] 76.
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record createdOctober 4, 2007
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