Collection of pictures and travel books relating to the Middle East by Various artists

Collection of circa 5,600 pictures and circa 450 travel books connected with the Middle East.


Details

Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £2,000,000)
Acquired in:
1986
Vendor:
Rodney Searight

Artists include; J.F.Lewis, G.Scharf, E.Lear, D.Wilkie, P.Coste, P.Tremaux and D. V. Denon. They particularly reflect interest in Turkey, Syria and Egypt.

Provenance

Rodney Seawright.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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