Sketches made during the Campaign of 1854-55 in the Crimea, Circassia and Constantinople

Drawing
20th April 1855 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Drawing pasted into a volume depicting a view of the fortifications of Kertch from the Bay of Kerch, sketched at the top of a page from a newspaper


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitleNo.2: The Fortifications of Kertch (assigned by artist)
Materials and Techniques
Pencil drawing on paper
Brief Description
Drawing, 'No.2: The Fortifications of Kertch', pencil drawing by William Simpson, Crimea, 1855, in a bound volume titled 'Sketches made during the Campaign of 1854-55 in the Crimea, Circassia and Constantinople' by William Simpson
Physical Description
Drawing pasted into a volume depicting a view of the fortifications of Kertch from the Bay of Kerch, sketched at the top of a page from a newspaper
Dimensions
  • Volume height: 58cm
  • Volume width: 44.4cm
  • Volume depth: 3cm
Marks and Inscriptions
The Fortifications of Kentch. From the Bay of Kerrch, looking South (note in ink by the artist)
Collection
Accession Number
D.274-1900

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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