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1854 (painted)
Place of origin

Watercolour drawing

Object details

Object type
TitleDardanelles (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Watercolour over pencil, heightened with white, on blue-green paper
Brief description
Watercolour, `Dardanelles', 1854 by Captain Gaspard Le Marchant Tupper
Physical description
Watercolour drawing
  • Height: 14.8cm
  • Width: 26cm
Marks and inscriptions
On the back inscribed with title and dated Sept 54., signed G Le M Tupper., and numbered No.11 - first series.
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
According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt fr Albany Gallery, March 1972 £24'.
Historical context
The watercolour is from an album representing the Crimea, and places seen on the way there from England, exhibited at the Albany Gallery, 1972. (See Searight Archive.)
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Record createdApril 12, 2008
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