Manuscript: A Treaty on Ancient Armour by G Donaldson

The manuscript contains 58 watercolours which are based on the lithographed illustrations in Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick's influential work, 'Criticial Enquiry into Ancient Armour', published in 1824.


Watercolour & pen & ink
21.5 x 16.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,942 ( Total: £1,942)
Acquired in:
Les Kafka Antique Prints

However the watercolours differ substantially in their details and at least one, the 'David Earl of Huntingdon', is completely different from the published plates.


Auction, England; Les Kafka Antique Prints, New York.

Venue details

Wallace Collection Hertford House, Manchester Square, LONDON London W1U 3BN 020 7563 9500

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