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Title

Eight sketches of the Balkan War


Artist

Unknown


About

In the letter accompanying this donation (38/1880) it is noted that these sketches were done 'by the special artist of "The Graphic"'


Details


Other Title

Sketches from the Russo Turkish War


Date

circa 1877


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

pencil, wash


Dimensions

67.5 x 48.8 cm overall :

a - Troups landing Constantinople; 12.7 x 20.5 cm

b - Deyak's tomb. Buda Pest; 12.7 x 19.8 cm

c - A Montenegrin boy offering his services to fight; 12.5 x 20 cm

d - Distributing clothing to Bosnian refugees; 12.6 x 20 cm

e - Our artist and Mr Boyd searching for wounded; 12.3 x 19.8 cm

f - Soldiers on the road to Stefan; 12.2 x 20.1 cm

g - Calling for the Reserve - Belgrade; 17 x 22.5 cm

h - Turkish Fugitives; 17.5 x 22.8 cm


Location

Not on display


Accession number

5620.a-h


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

139


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Elizabeth Gertsakis, Beyond Missolonghi, Melbourne, 1994, 19 (illus), 22. four of the eight illustrated: "Distributing clothing to Bosnian refugees; Turkish fugitives; Our artist and Mr Boyd searching for wounded; Calling for the Reserve - Belgrade".