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On the road to Tel-el-Kebir - Zagazig (looking towards the Battlefield)

1882-1890 (painted)
Place of origin

On Winsor & Newton's Water Colour Sketching Board

Object details
Object type
Materials and techniques
Water- and bodycolour, heightened with white, on board
Brief description
Watercolour, On the road to Tel-el-Kebir - Zagazig (looking towards the Battlefield). 1882-1890 by F.[?] Murdoch Wright
Physical description
On Winsor & Newton's Water Colour Sketching Board
  • Height: 24.7cm
  • Width: 52.3cm
Marks and inscriptions
Signed F Murdoch Wright. Cairo.; inscribed on the back with title in a different hand
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 Alister Mathews, April 1972, £12'
Historical context
At Tel al-Kabir, Ahmad Urabi was finally defeated by British troops under Sir Garnet Wolseley in 1882.
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Record createdApril 25, 2008
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