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William Tell's Chapel, Lake of Geneva

Print
19th century (printed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

An engraving depicting a view of a lake below a mountain. On the shore of the lake is a chapel positioned on top of a rock. Several barges carrying people are being rowed across the lake to towards the shore.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Engraving on paper
Brief Description
Print by Albert Henry Payne after G. Cattermole, 'William Tell's Chapel, Lake of Geneva', engraving, Great Britain, 19th century
Physical Description
An engraving depicting a view of a lake below a mountain. On the shore of the lake is a chapel positioned on top of a rock. Several barges carrying people are being rowed across the lake to towards the shore.
Dimensions
  • Height: 8.75in
  • Width: 11in
Marks and Inscriptions
  • (Lettered with title)
  • 'From an Original Drawing by G. Cattermole. / Engraved by A. H. Payne. / London: Simpkin & Marshall. Stationers Court & T. W. Stevens.10. Derby Street, Kings Cross.' (Lettered)
Credit line
Given by Col C. H. Colnaghi
Place Depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929
Collection
Accession Number
E.2600-1928

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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