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Title

Eight sketches of the Balkan War

circa 1877

Artist

Unknown

England

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  • 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

    52

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  • About

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

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • 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".

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